Taxon  Report   11256    
Chloropyron palmatum  (Ferris) Tank & J.M. Egger
Palmate-bracted bird's-beak
Chloropyron palmatum
© Rick York and CNPS
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Chloropyron palmatum
© 2007 John Game
Chloropyron palmatum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Cordylanthus palmatus
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Chloropyron palmatum
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
Genus: Chloropyron
Communities: Shadscale Scrub, Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Cordylanthus palmatus

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Cordylanthus palmatus
More information about  Chloropyron palmatum
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).