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Douglas Spineflower (Chorizanthe douglasii)

  • Global Rank: G4 - Apparently Secure
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Polygonaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 142249
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

Where is Douglas Spineflower (Chorizanthe douglasii) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Douglas Spineflower can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Douglas Spineflower (Chorizanthe douglasii)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden holds 1 accessions of Chorizanthe douglasii in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 4621 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Chorizanthe douglasii from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

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Taxon Chorizanthe douglasii
Authority Benth.
Family Polygonaceae
CPC Number 8857
ITIS 21013
Duration Annual
Common Names
Associated Scientific Names Chorizanthe douglasii
State Rank
State State Rank
California S4
Ecological Relationships


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