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Centrostegia thurberi (Red triangles)
Flaigg, Norman G.

Centrostegia thurberi

Centrostegia thurberi A. Gray ex Benth.

Red Triangles, Thurber Spiny Herb, Thurber's Spineflower

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)

Synonym(s): Centrostegia thurberi var. macrotheca, Chorizanthe thurberi, Chorizanthe thurberi var. macrotheca

USDA Symbol: CETH3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul


USA: AZ , CA , NV , UT

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-06-27
Research By: CBR

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