Calflora
Taxon  Report   2750    
Dithyrea maritima  (Davidson) Davidson
Beach shieldpod,   Beach spectaclepod
Dithyrea maritima, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, and also found in Baja California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNDDB
State of California status: Threatened.
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Observation Search
(89 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Brassicaceae  
Genus: Dithyrea

Habitat: dunes, coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSDithyrea californica var. maritima
More information about  Dithyrea maritima

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/23/2021).