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Chorizanthe biloba var. biloba

Chorizanthe biloba Goodman var. biloba

Two Lobed Spineflower, Two-lobe Spineflower, Twolobe Spineflower

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat family)

Synonym(s): Chorizanthe palmeri var. biloba


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Yellow , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


Native Habitat: Sandy, gravelly or clay soils, grassland communities, pine-oak wood-lands.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Chorizanthe biloba var. biloba in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chorizanthe biloba var. biloba in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chorizanthe biloba var. biloba


Record Modified: 2020-11-12
Research By: CBR

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