Calflora
Taxon  Report   2027    
Chorizanthe diffusa  Benth.
Diffuse spineflower
Chorizanthe diffusa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHDI3)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 14, 2020).