Taxon  Report   11501    
Chloropyron maritimum  (Nutt. ex Benth.) A. Heller
Salt marsh bird's beak
Chloropyron maritimum
© 2008 Jorg Fleige
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Chloropyron maritimum
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Chloropyron maritimum
© 2015 John Doyen
Chloropyron maritimum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Chloropyron maritimum
© 2010 Benjamin Smith
Communities: Coastal Strand, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Cordylanthus maritimus

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cordylanthus maritimus
More information about  Chloropyron maritimum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 19, 2018).