Calflora
Taxon  Report   9804 
Chloracantha spinosa  (Benth.) G. L. Nesom
Spiny chloracantha
Chloracantha spinosa
© 2005 Michael Charters
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Chloracantha spinosa
© 2012 Richard Spellenberg
Chloracantha spinosa
© 2006 Trent M. Draper
Chloracantha spinosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Chloracantha spinosa
© 2012 Richard Spellenberg
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Chloracantha
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities:
Coastal Sage Scrub, Alkali Sink, Creosote Bush Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Aster spinosus
PLANTS: Erigeron ortegae
PLANTS: Leucosyris spinosa
More information about  Chloracantha spinosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHSP11)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 22, 2018).

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