Calflora
Taxon  Report   11231 
Streptanthus hesperidis  Jeps.
Green jewel-flower
Streptanthus hesperidis
© 2011 Vernon Smith
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Streptanthus hesperidis
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Streptanthus hesperidis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Streptanthus hesperidis
© 2018 Paul Aigner
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Streptanthus
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   6.1 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Streptanthus breweri var. hesperidis
More information about  Streptanthus hesperidis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (STHE6)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 20, 2018).

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