Taxon  Report   10031 
Koeberlinia spinosa  Zucc.
Crown of thorns
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Koeberlinia spinosa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Koeberlinia spinosa
© 2004 Heath McAllister
Genus: Koeberlinia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Creosote Bush Scrub
Habitat: riparian
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Koeberlinia spinosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 19, 2018).

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