Calflora
Taxon  Report   11259    
Chloropyron maritimum  (Nutt. ex Benth.) A. Heller  ssp. palustre  (Behr) Tank & J.M. Egger
Point reyes bird's-beak
Chloropyron maritimum ssp. palustre
© 2018 Saskia Raether
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Chloropyron maritimum ssp. palustre
© 2018 Michael Perlmutter
Chloropyron maritimum ssp. palustre
© 2017 Adam Chasey
Chloropyron maritimum ssp. palustre, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Oregon.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Chloropyron maritimum ssp. palustre
© 2002 Brad Kelley
Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: salt-marsh, coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Cordylanthus maritimus ssp. palustris
More information about  Chloropyron maritimum ssp. palustre
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).