Taxon  Report   2061    
Chorizanthe watsonii  Torr. & A. Gray
Fivetooth spineflower,  Watson's spineflower
Chorizanthe watsonii
© 2006 Aaron Schusteff
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Chorizanthe watsonii
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Chorizanthe watsonii
© 2010 James M. Andre
Chorizanthe watsonii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Chorizanthe watsonii
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Chorizanthe
Communities: Joshua Tree Woodland, Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Chorizanthe watsonii
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 16, 2019).