Taxon  Report   2027    
Chorizanthe diffusa  Benth.
Diffuse spineflower
Chorizanthe diffusa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Genus: Chorizanthe
Habitat: freshwater-marsh

Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Freshwater Wetlands, Closed-cone Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Chorizanthe andersonii
JEF: Chorizanthe pungens var. diffusa
PLANTS: Chorizanthe diffusa var. nivea
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More information about  Chorizanthe diffusa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Apr 01, 2020).