Calflora
Taxon  Report   2039    
Chorizanthe parryi  S. Watson  var. Fernandina  (S. Watson) Jeps.
San fernando valley spineflower
Chorizanthe parryi var. fernandina
© 2001 Kevin Merk
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Chorizanthe parryi var. fernandina
© 2008 Anuja Parikh and Nathan Gale
Chorizanthe parryi var. fernandina
© 2008 Anuja Parikh and Nathan Gale
Chorizanthe parryi var. fernandina, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, believed to be extinct(questionable).
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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

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Chorizanthe parryi var. fernandina
© 2015 Anuja Parikh and Nathan Gale
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chorizanthe fernandina
More information about  Chorizanthe parryi var. fernandina
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 (CHPAF)

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 14, 2018).

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