Robust Spineflower

Robust Spineflower Plant Information


Robust Spineflower grows in the following 1 states:

California

Chorizanthe robusta is a species of flowering plant in the buckwheat family. It is endemic to California, where it is a rare, federally listed endangered species.

C. robusta is variable in form, growing decumbent or erect and reaching a maximum length of half a meter. It is grayish in color and hairy. The inflorescence is made up of several flowers with each flower surrounded by white or pink bracts with hooked tips. The flower itself is just a few millimeters long and white to pink in color.
It is composed of two varieties:
The plant is closely related to Chorizanthe pungens, another rare endemic from the area.

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