Taxon  Report   2042 
Chorizanthe polygonoides  Torrey & A. Gray  var. longispina  (Goodman) Munz
Knotweed spineflower,  Long spined spineflower
Chorizanthe polygonoides var. longispina
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Chorizanthe polygonoides var. longispina
© 2010 Anna Bennett
Chorizanthe polygonoides var. longispina
© 2010 Anna Bennett
Chorizanthe polygonoides var. longispina, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and Baja 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

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Chorizanthe polygonoides var. longispina
© 2006 John Green
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Chorizanthe
Parent Record Chorizanthe polygonoides
Communities:
Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub
Habitat: meadows [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Acanthogonum polygonoides var. longispinum
PLANTS: Chorizanthe polygonoides ssp. longispina
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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: Aug 29, 2016).

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