Taxon  Report   3472 
Erysimum capitatum  (Douglas) E. Greene
Sanddune wallflower,  Western wallflower
Erysimum capitatum
© 2012 Neal Kramer
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Erysimum capitatum
© 2007 Thomas Stoughton
Erysimum capitatum
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
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.

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Erysimum capitatum
© 2002 Lynn Watson
(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
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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XWALK: Erysimum asperum
More information about  Erysimum capitatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Feb 23, 2018).

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