Taxon  Report   2049    
Chorizanthe rectispina  Goodman
Prickly spineflower,  Straight awned spineflower
Chorizanthe rectispina
© 1982 California Native Plant Society
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Chorizanthe rectispina
© 2013 Chris Winchell
Chorizanthe rectispina
© 2013 Chris Winchell
Chorizanthe rectispina, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Chorizanthe rectispina
© 2001 Kevin Merk
Genus: Chorizanthe
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Chorizanthe rectispina
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

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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 21, 2019).