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Cordylanthus rigidus  (Benth.) Jeps.  ssp. rigidus 
Rigid bird's beak,   Stiffbranch bird's beak
Cordylanthus rigidus ssp. rigidus is an annual herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
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Parent: Cordylanthus rigidus
Genus: Cordylanthus
Family: Orobanchaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSCordylanthus compactus
JEF + PLANTSCordylanthus ferrisianus
PLANTSCordylanthus filifolius
JEF + PLANTSCordylanthus littoralis ssp. platycephalus
PLANTSCordylanthus platycephalus
Information about  Cordylanthus rigidus ssp. rigidus from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 06/02/2023).