Species Details

Chorizanthe wheeleri

Wheeler's spineflower

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Scientific Name:
Chorizanthe wheeleri Wats.
Common Name:
Wheeler's spineflower
Family: Polygonaceae
Element Code: PDPGN040Y0
USDA Plants Symbol: CHWH2
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jul
Elevation:
5 - 600 meters
15 - 1970 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Coastal scrub
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Gravelly (sometimes)
  • Rocky (sometimes)
Notes:
Mainland occurrences are C. staticoides; a closely-related widespread taxon. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 12:272 (1877) for original description, and Phytologia 66(2):164-166 (1989) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 0
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 0
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Santa Barbara (SBA)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Santa Cruz Island A (3311987), Santa Cruz Island B (3311986), Santa Cruz Island C (3311985), Santa Cruz Island D (3311984), Santa Rosa Island East (3311988), Santa Rosa Island North (3312081)
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
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