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Chorizanthe brevicornu (Brittle spineflower)
Reveal, James L.

Chorizanthe brevicornu

Chorizanthe brevicornu Torr.

Brittle Spineflower

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Spreading, to about 1 foot tall by 1 foot across.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul


USA: AZ , CA , ID , NM , NV , OR , UT

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-08-19
Research By: CBR

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