CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record chorizanthe_polygonoides_var._longispina - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 20:38 ET b
Chorizanthe polygonoides var. longispina
common namelong-spined spineflower
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G5T3      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (52):
Live Oak Springs (008A) 3211663, Cameron Corners (008B) 3211664, Tierra Del Sol (008D) 3211653, Barrett Lake (009B) 3211666, Jamul Mountains (010B) 3211668, Otay Mesa (010C) 3211658, National City (011A) 3211761, Point Loma (011B) 3211762, Imperial Beach (011D) 3211751, Monument Peak (019B) 3211684, Cuyamaca Peak (020A) 3211685, Viejas Mountain (020C) 3211676, Descanso (020D) 3211675, El Cajon Mountain (021A) 3211687, El Cajon (021C)? 3211678, Poway (022A) 3211781, Del Mar (022B) 3211782, La Jolla (022C) 3211772, La Mesa (022D) 3211771, Warners Ranch (033B) 3311626, Santa Ysabel (033C) 3311616, Julian (033D) 3311615, Mesa Grande (034A) 3311627, Encinitas (036D) 3311713, Beauty Mountain (048B) 3311646, Warner Springs (048C) 3311636, Hot Springs Mountain (048D) 3311635, Aguanga (049A) 3311647, Vail Lake (049B) 3311648, Pechanga (050A) 3311741, Temecula (050B) 3311742, Fallbrook (051A) 3311743, Margarita Peak (051B) 3311744, San Clemente (052A) 3311745, Palm View Peak (066A) 3311665, Idyllwild (066B) 3311666, Butterfly Peak (066D) 3311655, Hemet (067B) 3311668, Sage (067C) 3311658, Winchester (068A) 3311761, Romoland (068B) 3311762, Murrieta (068C) 3311752, Bachelor Mountain (068D) 3311751, Lake Elsinore (069A) 3311763, Alberhill (069B) 3311764, Sitton Peak (069C) 3311754, Wildomar (069D) 3311753, Perris (085C) 3311772, Lake Mathews (086C) 3311774, Steele Peak (086D) 3311773, Black Star Canyon (087C) 3311776, Carpinteria (142A) 3411945
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Orange (ORA), Riverside (RIV), Santa Barbara (SBA), San Diego (SDG), Baja California (BA)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Coastal scrub (CoScr)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)
•Vernal pools (VnPls)/often clay
blooming period Apr-Jul  
elevation range30 - 1530 meters
Much habitat already lost to development; also threatened by non-native grasses and recreational activities. Possibly threatened by vehicles and grazing. See Leaflets of Western Botany 7(10):236 (1955) for original description, and Phytologia 66(2):176-179 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameChorizanthe polygonoides T. & G. var. longispina (Goodm.) Munz
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  CHPOL Element Code  PDPGN040K1
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 Sat, Dec. 4, 2021 from

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