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Aristocapsa insignisIndian Valley Spinycape
Indian Valley Spineflower
Brunnichia ovataAmerican Buckwheat Vine 
Centrostegia thurberiRed Triangles
Thurber Spiny Herb
Thurber's Spineflower
Chorizanthe brevicornuBrittle Spineflower 
Chorizanthe brevicornu var. brevicornu Brittle Spineflower 
Chorizanthe breweriSan Luis Obispo Spineflower 
Chorizanthe cuspidataSan Francisco Spineflower 
Chorizanthe douglasiiDouglas' Spineflower 
Chorizanthe fimbriataFringed Spineflower 
Chorizanthe howelliiMendocino Spineflower
Howell's Spineflower
Chorizanthe membranaceaPink Spineflower 
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General Appearance


Light requirement
 Sun - 6 or more hrs
 Part shade - 2 to 6 hrs
 Shade - 2 hrs or less

Soil moisture
 Dry - no signs of moisture
 Moist - looks & feels damp
 Wet - saturated

Bloom Time
 Jan  Feb  Mar
 Apr  May  Jun
 Jul  Aug  Sep
 Oct  Nov  Dec
Bloom Color
 White  Red  Pink
 Orange  Yellow  Green
 Blue  Purple  Violet
 Brown  Black

Height (in feet)
 0-1  1-3  3-6  6-12
 12-36  36-72  72-100
 More than 100

Leaf Arrangement

Leaf Retention