CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record chorizanthe_orcuttiana - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 04:24 ET b
Chorizanthe orcuttiana
common nameOrcutt's spineflower
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.1
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G1     G1: Less than 6 occurrences OR less than 1,000 individuals OR less than 2,000 acres.
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingEndangered  11/79
federal listingEndangered  10/07/96
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (5):
Point Loma (011B) 3211762, Del Mar (022B) 3211782, La Jolla (022C)* 3211772, Rancho Santa Fe (035C)* 3311712, Encinitas (036D) 3311713
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
San Diego (SDG)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Closed-cone coniferous forest (CCFrs)
•Chaparral (Chprl)(maritime)
•Coastal scrub (CoScr)/sandy openings
blooming period Mar-May  
elevation range3 - 125 meters
Most historical habitat urbanized. Threatened by foot traffic and non-native plants. See Phytologia 66(2):183 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameChorizanthe orcuttiana Parry
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  CHOR Element Code  PDPGN040G0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Wed, Dec. 8, 2021 from

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