Calflora
Taxon  Report   2359    
Cordylanthus rigidus  (Benth.) Jeps.  ssp. rigidus 
Rigid bird's beak,  Stiffbranch bird's beak
Cordylanthus rigidus ssp. rigidus
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Cordylanthus rigidus ssp. rigidus
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Cordylanthus rigidus ssp. rigidus
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Cordylanthus rigidus ssp. rigidus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Cordylanthus rigidus ssp. rigidus
© 2018 Adam Chasey
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cordylanthus compactus
PLANTS: Cordylanthus filifolius
PLANTS: Cordylanthus platycephalus
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More information about  Cordylanthus rigidus ssp. rigidus
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 (CORIR)

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 16, 2018).