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Chorizanthe watsonii
five-tooth spineflower, Watson's spineflower

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in central Washington; Washington to California, east to Montana, Utah, or Arizona.

Habitat: Sandy to gravelly flats and slopes, mixed grassland, saltbush and sagebrush communities, often where disturbed.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Chorizanthe watsonii Torr. & A. Gray
Publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts. 8: 199. (as watsoni). 1870.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Chorizanthe watsonii in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Chorizanthe watsonii checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Chorizanthe watsonii atlas page.

CalPhotos: Chorizanthe watsonii photos.

USDA Plants: Chorizanthe watsonii information.

3 photographs:
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