Taxon  Report   2033    
Chorizanthe leptotheca  Goodman
Peninsular spineflower,  Ramona spineflower
Chorizanthe leptotheca
© 2009 Neal Kramer
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Chorizanthe leptotheca
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Chorizanthe leptotheca
© 2015 Ron Vanderhoff
Chorizanthe leptotheca, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Plant Characteristics
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Chorizanthe leptotheca
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Genus: Chorizanthe
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Coastal Sage Scrub

Habitat: coastal, alluvial-fans

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Chorizanthe leptotheca
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).