Taxon  Report   2044    
Chorizanthe procumbens  Nutt.
Prostrate spineflower
Chorizanthe procumbens
© 2013 Keir Morse
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Chorizanthe procumbens
© 2005 Deborah Leonard
Chorizanthe procumbens
© 2009 Benjamin Smith
Chorizanthe procumbens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Baja California.

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Chorizanthe procumbens
© 2013 Keir Morse
Genus: Chorizanthe
Communities: Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chorizanthe jonesiana
ICPN + PLANTS: Chorizanthe procumbens var. albiflora
PLANTS: Chorizanthe uncinata
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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 16, 2018).