Chorizanthe pungens var. hartwegiana •
chorizanthe pungens var hartwegiana

Chorizanthe pungens var. hartwegiana

Chorizanthe pungens var. hartwegiana NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.

ITIS Reports — Chorizanthe pungens var. hartwegiana ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video.It grows mainly in coastal habitat and that of the hills and mountains overlooking the coastline. This is a generally erect but sometimes spreading or prostrate plant with stems up to half a meter in length. It is green to gray to red in color and usually hairy in texture. The leaves are located at the base of the plant; there are also bracts along the stem at the bases of the inflorescences which look like leaves. The inflorescence is a dense cluster of flowers, each flower surrounded by six white to pink hairy bracts tipped in hooked awns. The flower itself is only a few millimeters wide with jagged tepals.

Detailed information
Full Name: Ben Lomond spineflower (Chorizanthe pungens var. hartwegiana)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Flowering Plants
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 02/04/1994 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Wherever found
  • States/US Territories in which the Ben Lomond spineflower, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: California
  • US Counties in which the Ben Lomond spineflower, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
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