Taxon  Report   3472 
Erysimum capitatum  (Douglas) E. Greene
Wallflower,  sanddune wallflower, western wallflower
Erysimum capitatum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

 Interactive Distribution Map 

 Observation Hotline 
 (observation details + photos)

point, line, or polygon

 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations

Bloom Period
Erysimum capitatum
© 2002 Lynn Watson
Erysimum capitatum
© 2007 Thomas Stoughton
Erysimum capitatum
© 2012 Neal Kramer
(many plant communities), Coastal Strand, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Joshua Tree Woodland
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
Genus: Erysimum
Subspecies and Varieties:
Erysimum capitatum var. angustatum
Erysimum capitatum var. capitatum
Erysimum capitatum var. lompocense
Erysimum capitatum var. purshii
Distribution by County 

Add an Observation of  Erysimum capitatum

Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

XWALK: Erysimum asperum
 Information about  Erysimum capitatum  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Erysimum capitatum
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton

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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 29, 2015).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.

News About Calflora Home
Calflora  -  1700 Shattuck Avenue   #198,   Berkeley, CA   94709  -  510 883-3148  -  CONTACT