Calflora
Taxon  Report   11503    
Chloropyron molle  (A. Gray) A. Heller
Soft bird's beak
Chloropyron molle
© 1992 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Chloropyron molle
© 2012 Doug Wirtz
Chloropyron molle
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Chloropyron molle, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details)



point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Chloropyron molle
© 2012 Doug Wirtz
Family: OROBANCHACEAE  
Genus: Chloropyron
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Cordylanthus mollis

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cordylanthus mollis
More information about  Chloropyron molle
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 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 18, 2018).