Calflora
Taxon  Report   2034    
Chorizanthe membranacea  Benth.
Pink spineflower
Chorizanthe membranacea
© 2009 Keir Morse
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Chorizanthe membranacea
© 2016 Cindy Roessler
Chorizanthe membranacea
© 2014 Debra L. Cook
Chorizanthe membranacea, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Chorizanthe membranacea
© 2016 Cindy Roessler
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Chorizanthe
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eriogonella membranacea
More information about  Chorizanthe membranacea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHME2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).