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San Fernando Valley spineflower
Chorizanthe parryi
San Fernando Valley spineflower Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Chorizanthe parryi Polygonaceae
common name
  San Fernando Valley spineflower
accepted scientific name
  Chorizanthe parryi S. Watson
rules for finding collection records
  Chorizanthe parryi (555)
family name
Image Author: ©2006 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.07 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed 3rd week of March thru 1st week of July

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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Native Plant Status
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native Not Present

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