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Chorizanthe robusta  Parry
Robust spineflower
Chorizanthe robusta
© 2008 Aaron Arthur
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Chorizanthe robusta
© 2014 Doreen L. Smith
Chorizanthe robusta
© 2009 Aaron Arthur
Chorizanthe robusta, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Chorizanthe robusta
© 2011 Dylan Neubauer
Genus: Chorizanthe
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland

Habitat: dunes, openings, coastal, meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Chorizanthe robusta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 19, 2019).