Calflora
Taxon  Report   673    
Aristocapsa insignis  (Curran) Reveal & Hardham
Indian valley spine flower,  Indian valley spineflower
Aristocapsa insignis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Centrostegia insignis
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Aristocapsa
Communities: Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Chorizanthe insignis
PLANTS: Oxytheca insignis
CNPS + PLANTS: Centrostegia insignis
More information about  Aristocapsa insignis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARIN12)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 16, 2019).