Calflora
Taxon  Report   11502    
Chloropyron maritimum  (Nutt. ex Benth.) A. Heller  ssp. canescens  (A. Gray) Tank & J.M. Egger
Salt marsh bird's beak
Chloropyron maritimum ssp. canescens
© 2015 John Doyen
Photos from
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Chloropyron maritimum ssp. canescens
© 2015 John Doyen
Chloropyron maritimum ssp. canescens
© 2015 John Doyen
Chloropyron maritimum ssp. canescens, 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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Chloropyron maritimum ssp. canescens
© 2015 John Doyen
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Shadscale Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

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

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2018).

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