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Chorizanthe pungens  Benth.  var. hartwegiana  Reveal & Hardham
Ben lomond spineflower,  Hartweg's spineflower
Chorizanthe pungens var. hartwegiana
© 2018 Adam Chasey
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Chorizanthe pungens var. hartwegiana
© 2015 John Doyen
Chorizanthe pungens var. hartwegiana
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Chorizanthe pungens var. hartwegiana, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the Federal Government as Endangered .

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Chorizanthe pungens var. hartwegiana
© 2018 Barry Thomson
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Chorizanthe pungens var. hartwegiana
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).