Calflora
Taxon  Report   9804    
Chloracantha spinosa  (Benth.) G. L. Nesom
Spiny chloracantha
Chloracantha spinosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Chloracantha
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Alkali Sink, Creosote Bush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Aster spinosus
PLANTS: Erigeron ortegae
PLANTS: Leucosyris spinosa
More information about  Chloracantha spinosa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHSP11)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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: Nov 12, 2019).