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diffuse spineflower
Chorizanthe diffusa
diffuse spineflower Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Chorizanthe diffusa Polygonaceae
common name
  diffuse spineflower
accepted scientific name
  Chorizanthe diffusa Benth.
rules for finding collection records
  Chorizanthe diffusa (250)
family name
Image Author: ©2012 Jay Sullivan
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is about 0.1 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed 3rd week of March thru 1st week of August

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (24)
Jay Sullivan (1)
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Native Plant Status
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