CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record chorizanthe_rectispina - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 20:35 ET b
Chorizanthe rectispina
common namestraight-awned spineflower
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.3
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G2     G2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (20):
Lompoc (170B) 3412064, Surf (171A) 3412065, New Cuyama (192B) 3411986, Sisquoc (195D) 3412073, Casmalia (196D) 3412075, Branch Mountain (219A)? 3512021, Caldwell Mesa (220A) 3512023, Huasna Peak (220D) 3512013, Arroyo Grande NE (221A) 3512025, Camatta Ranch (245A) 3512043, Wilson Corner (245B) 3512044, Santa Margarita (246A) 3512045, Atascadero (246B) 3512046, San Luis Obispo (246C) 3512036, Lopez Mountain (246D) 3512035, San Miguel (293C) 3512076, Hames Valley (294B) 3512088, Bradley (294D) 3512077, Williams Hill (295A) 3512181, Jolon (295B) 3512182
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Monterey (MNT), Santa Barbara (SBA), San Luis Obispo (SLO)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Cismontane woodland (CmWld)
•Coastal scrub (CoScr)
blooming period Apr-Jul  
elevation range85 - 1035 meters
Possibly threatened by development and non-native plants. See Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 21:72 (1934) for original description, and Phytologia 66(2):143 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameChorizanthe rectispina Goodm.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  CHRE Element Code  PDPGN040N0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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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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