Taxon  Report   2027 
Chorizanthe diffusa  Benth.
Diffuse spineflower
Chorizanthe diffusa
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Chorizanthe diffusa
© Aaron Schusteff 2005
Chorizanthe diffusa
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Chorizanthe diffusa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Chorizanthe diffusa
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Chorizanthe
Communities:
Northern Coastal Scrub, Freshwater Wetlands, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Habitat: freshwater-marsh [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Chorizanthe diffusa var. nivea
PLANTS: Chorizanthe nivea
PLANTS: Chorizanthe pungens var. nivea
ICPN: Chorizanthe andersonii
More information about  Chorizanthe diffusa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHDI3)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 25, 2016).

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