Taxon  Report   2039    
Chorizanthe parryi  S. Watson  var. Fernandina  (S. Watson) Jeps.
San fernando valley spineflower
Chorizanthe parryi var. fernandina, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and believed to be extinct(questionable).
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'species of concern '.
Observation Search
(86 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Chorizanthe fernandina
More information about  Chorizanthe parryi var. fernandina
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: Jun 06, 2020).