Taxon  Report   2036 
Chorizanthe orcuttiana  Parry
Orcutt's spineflower,  San diego spineflower
Chorizanthe orcuttiana
© 2009 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
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Chorizanthe orcuttiana
© 2015 Keir Morse
Chorizanthe orcuttiana
© 2015 Keir Morse
Chorizanthe orcuttiana, 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.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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

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Chorizanthe orcuttiana
© 2009 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Genus: Chorizanthe
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Habitat: openings, coastal [CNPS Inventory]
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More information about  Chorizanthe orcuttiana
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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