Taxon  Report   1743 
Caulanthus californicus  (S. Watson) Payson
California jewelflower
Caulanthus californicus
© 2014 Jordan Zylstra
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Caulanthus californicus
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Caulanthus californicus
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Caulanthus californicus, 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 State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Caulanthus californicus
© 2014 Jordan Zylstra
Genus: Caulanthus
Shadscale Scrub, Valley Grassland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Stanfordia californica
More information about  Caulanthus californicus
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)


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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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