Calflora
Taxon  Report   2012    
Chorizanthe angustifolia  Nutt.
Narrow leaf spineflower,  Narrowleaf spineflower
Chorizanthe angustifolia
© 2006 Laura Ann Eliassen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Chorizanthe angustifolia
© 2013 John Doyen
Chorizanthe angustifolia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Chorizanthe angustifolia
© 2005 Adonis (Don) Tate
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Chorizanthe
Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chorizanthe angustifolia var. eastwoodiae
More information about  Chorizanthe angustifolia
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHAN3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2018).

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