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Chorizanthe cuspidata

Chorizanthe cuspidata S. Watson

San Francisco Spineflower

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family)


USDA Symbol: CHCU3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 6 inches tall by 3 feet across.

Bloom Information

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



Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-05-14
Research By: CBR

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