Taxon  Report   1753 
Caulanthus heterophyllus  (Nutt.) Payson
San diego wild cabbage,  Slender pod jewelflower
Caulanthus heterophyllus
© 2003 Charles E. Jones
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Caulanthus heterophyllus
© 2004 Vince Scheidt
Caulanthus heterophyllus
© 1996 Christopher L. Christie
Caulanthus heterophyllus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Caulanthus heterophyllus
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Caulanthus
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN + PLANTS: Caulanthus heterophyllus var. heterophyllus
ICPN + PLANTS: Caulanthus heterophyllus var. pseudosimulans
ICPN: Caulanthus stenocarpus
ICPN: Guillenia heterophylla
ICPN + PLANTS: Streptanthus heterophyllus
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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: Aug 14, 2018).

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