Taxon  Report   10477 
Coryphantha chlorantha  (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose
desert pincushion
Coryphantha chlorantha, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition


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Genus: Coryphantha
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Coryphantha deserti
TJM2: Coryphantha vivipara var. deserti
TJM2: Escobaria deserti
TJM2: Escobaria vivipara var. deserti
TJM2: Mammillaria deserti
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2014).

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