Calflora
Taxon  Report   11175    
Cistanthe maritima  (Nutt.) Hershk.
Seaside calandrinia
Cistanthe maritima, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Baja California.
also called Calandrinia maritima
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: MONTIACEAE  
Genus: Cistanthe
Habitat: coastal

Communities: Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Calandrinia maritima
More information about  Cistanthe maritima
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CIMA4)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 26, 2019).