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

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Chorizanthe leptotheca
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Genus: Chorizanthe
Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Coastal Sage Scrub
Habitat: coastal, alluvial-fans
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Chorizanthe leptotheca
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2018).

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