Calflora
Taxon  Report   2065    
Chorizanthe xanti  S. Watson  var. xanti 
Riverside spineflower,  Xantus' spineflower
Chorizanthe xanti var. xanti
© 2012 Terrence Gosliner
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Chorizanthe xanti var. xanti
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Chorizanthe xanti var. xanti
© 2005 Brent Miller
Chorizanthe xanti var. xanti, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Chorizanthe xanti var. xanti
© 2005 Brent Miller
Family: POLYGONACEAE  
Genus: Chorizanthe
Parent: Chorizanthe xanti
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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More information about  Chorizanthe xanti var. xanti
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHXAX)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2018).

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