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Aristocapsa insignis (Indian valley spinycape)
Reveal, James L.

Aristocapsa insignis

Aristocapsa insignis (Curran) Reveal & Hardham

Indian Valley Spinycape, Indian Valley Spineflower

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)

Synonym(s): Centrostegia insignis, Chorizanthe insignis, Oxytheca insignis

USDA Symbol: ARIN12

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 4 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun



Additional resources

USDA: Find Aristocapsa insignis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aristocapsa insignis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aristocapsa insignis


Record Modified: 2019-08-16
Research By: CBR

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