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Chorizanthe ventricosa  Goodman
Priest valley spineflower
Chorizanthe ventricosa
© 2013 Chris Winchell
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Chorizanthe ventricosa
© 2014 Chris Winchell
Chorizanthe ventricosa
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Chorizanthe ventricosa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Chorizanthe ventricosa
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Genus: Chorizanthe
Serpentine affinity: 5.3; (broad endemic)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chorizanthe palmeri var. ventricosa
More information about  Chorizanthe ventricosa
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 23, 2019).