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Chorizanthe pungens
Monterey spineflower Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Chorizanthe pungens Polygonaceae
common name
  Monterey spineflower
accepted scientific name
  Chorizanthe pungens Benth.
rules for finding collection records
  Chorizanthe pungens (271)
  exclude Chorizanthe pungens hartwegii
  exclude Chorizanthe pungens nivea
family name
Image Author: ©2013 Terry Gosliner
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Basal
Plant Observed beginning of March thru end of August

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (115)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
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Native Plant Status
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