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California spineflower
Mucronea californica
California spineflower Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Mucronea californica Polygonaceae
common name
  California spineflower
accepted scientific name
  Mucronea californica Benth.
rules for finding collection records
  Chorizanthe californica (47)
  Mucronea californica (407)
family name
Image Author: ©2009 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.15 inches
Leaf: Basal
Plant Observed last week of March thru 2nd week of August

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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