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Chorizanthe pungens  Benth.  var. hartwegiana  Reveal & Hardham
Ben lomond spineflower,   Hartweg's spineflower
Chorizanthe pungens var. hartwegiana is an annual herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNDDB
Federal status: Endangered.
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Parent: Chorizanthe pungens
Genus: Chorizanthe
Family: Polygonaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEFChorizanthe pungens var. hartwegii
Information about  Chorizanthe pungens var. hartwegiana from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHPUH2)

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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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 12/07/2022).