Taxon  Report   7813 
Streptanthus albidus  E. Greene  ssp. albidus 
Metcalf canyon jewel flower,  Metcalf canyon jewelflower
Streptanthus albidus ssp. albidus
© 2009 Lech Naumovich
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Streptanthus albidus ssp. albidus
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Streptanthus albidus ssp. albidus
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Streptanthus albidus ssp. albidus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the Federal Government as Endangered .

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Streptanthus albidus ssp. albidus
© 1995 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Streptanthus
Valley Grassland
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   5.3 (broad endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 accepted name: Streptanthus glandulosus ssp. albidus
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PLANTS: Streptanthus glandulosus var. albidus
More information about  Streptanthus albidus ssp. albidus
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2017).

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