Taxon  Report   10032 
Koeberlinia spinosa  Zucc.  var. tenuispina  Kearney & Peebles
Crown of thorns
Koeberlinia spinosa var. tenuispina
© 2011 Justin M. Wood
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Koeberlinia spinosa var. tenuispina, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Koeberlinia spinosa var. tenuispina
© 2011 Justin M. Wood
Genus: Koeberlinia
Parent Record Koeberlinia spinosa
Creosote Bush Scrub
Habitat: riparian
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TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Koeberlinia spinosa ssp. tenuispina
More information about  Koeberlinia spinosa var. tenuispina
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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 20, 2018).

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