Taxon  Report   5692 
Mucronea californica  Benth.
California spineflower
Mucronea californica , 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 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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Mucronea californica
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
Mucronea californica
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
Communities: Coastal Strand, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Valley Grassland
Habitat: dunes, coastal [CNPS Inventory]
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Mucronea
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Chorizanthe californica
PLANTS: Mucronea californica var. suksdorfii
CNPS + PLANTS: Chorizanthe californica var. suksdorfii
 Information about  Mucronea californica  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (MUCA3)

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: Oct 25, 2014).

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