Taxon  Report   2027 
Chorizanthe diffusa  Benth.
Diffuse spineflower
Chorizanthe diffusa
© 2014 David Wolfson
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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
Genus: Chorizanthe
Northern Coastal Scrub, Freshwater Wetlands, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Habitat: freshwater-marsh
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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.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 20, 2018).

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