Taxon  Report   2048 
Chorizanthe pungens  Benth.  var. pungens 
Monterey spineflower
Chorizanthe pungens var. pungens , 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 Federal Government as Threatened .

 

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Chorizanthe pungens var. pungens
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Chorizanthe pungens var. pungens
© 1990 Dean Wm. Taylor
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub
Habitat: dunes, coastal [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.]
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Chorizanthe
Parent Record Chorizanthe pungens.
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 Information about  Chorizanthe pungens var. pungens  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CHPUP3)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 17, 2014).

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