Taxon  Report   2032 
Chorizanthe howellii  Goodman
Howell's spineflower,  Mendocino spineflower
Chorizanthe howellii
© Rick York and CNPS
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Chorizanthe howellii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Threatened and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Chorizanthe howellii
© 2009 Vernon Smith
Genus: Chorizanthe
Coastal Strand, Coastal Prairie, Northern Coastal Scrub
Habitat: dunes, coastal [CNPS Inventory]
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More information about  Chorizanthe howellii
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2016).

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