Glaucous, annual, with fleshy leaves and red-purple flowers, sandy areas, and sea bluffs, uncommon. SCo, ChI, Baja. Dies and shrivels after flowering, noticeable in the spring when flowering. A component of the coastal sage scrub plant community.
Syn. Cistanthe maritima.
Calandrinia maritima tolerates sand.
Foliage of Calandrinia maritima is stressdeciduous.
Flower of Calandrinia maritima has color red.
Communities for Calandrinia maritima:Coastal Sage Scrub and Coastal Strand.