Species Details

Chorizanthe rectispina

straight-awned spineflower

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© 2013 Chris Winchell
Scientific Name:
Chorizanthe rectispina Goodm.
Common Name:
straight-awned spineflower
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN040N0
USDA Plants Symbol: CHRE
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G2
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: BLM_S; USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
changed from 1B.3 to 1B.2 on 2022-01-06
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-02-01
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jul
Elevation:
85 - 1035 meters
280 - 3395 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Coastal scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
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.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 42
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
3 13 4 0 1 21
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 17
Recent <=20 Years 25
Presence:
Presumed Extant 41
Possibly Extirpated 1
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Monterey (MNT), San Luis Obispo (SLO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Atascadero (3512046), Bradley (3512077), Branch Mtn. (3512021)?, Camatta Ranch (3512043), Hames Valley (3512088), Lopez Mtn. (3512035), San Miguel (3512076), Santa Margarita (3512045), Tierra Redonda Mountain (3512078), Williams Hill (3512181), York Mountain (3512057)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads