Taxon  Report   1756 
Caulanthus inflatus  S. Watson
Desert candle
Caulanthus inflatus
© 2003 Barry Breckling
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Caulanthus inflatus
© 2008 John Game
Caulanthus inflatus
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Caulanthus inflatus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Caulanthus inflatus
© 2007 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Genus: Caulanthus
Creosote Bush Scrub, Valley Grassland, Joshua Tree Woodland
Habitat: slopes
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Streptanthus inflatus
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: Mar 24, 2018).

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