Taxon  Report   1740 
Caulanthus amplexicaulis  S. Watson
Clasping leaved caulanthus,  Claspingleaf wild cabbage
Caulanthus amplexicaulis
© 2010 Hartmut Wisch
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Caulanthus amplexicaulis
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Caulanthus amplexicaulis
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Caulanthus amplexicaulis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Caulanthus amplexicaulis
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Genus: Caulanthus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Yellow Pine Forest, Joshua Tree Woodland
Habitat: slopes
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Caulanthus amplexicaulis var. barbarae
TJM2: Caulanthus amplexicaulis var. amplexicaulis
More information about  Caulanthus amplexicaulis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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:   (Accessed: Feb 25, 2018).

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