Taxon  Report   2050 
Chorizanthe rigida  (Torrey) Torrey & A. Gray
Devil's spineflower,  Rigid spiny herb
Chorizanthe rigida
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
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Chorizanthe rigida
© 1988 Gary A. Monroe
Chorizanthe rigida, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Chorizanthe rigida
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Chorizanthe
Creosote Bush Scrub
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Acanthogonum rigidum
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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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 22, 2018).

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