Taxon  Report   10477    
Coryphantha chlorantha  (Engelm.) Britton & Rose
Desert pincushion
Coryphantha chlorantha
© 2005 Trent M. Draper
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Coryphantha chlorantha
© 2010 Amber Swanson
Coryphantha chlorantha
© 2009 Ann Howald
Coryphantha chlorantha, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Coryphantha chlorantha
© 2008 Steve Matson
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Coryphantha deserti
ICPN: Coryphantha vivipara var. deserti
ICPN: Escobaria deserti
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More information about  Coryphantha chlorantha
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

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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:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2018).

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