Calflora
Taxon  Report   9942    
Erysimum capitatum  (Hook.) Greene  var. angustatum  (Greene) Rossbach
Contra costa wallflower
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Erysimum capitatum var. angustatum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Erysimum
Parent: Erysimum capitatum
Communities: Coastal Strand

Habitat: dunes

Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Erysimum capitatum var. capitatum

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Erysimum angustatum
PLANTS: Erysimum capitatum ssp. angustatum
More information about  Erysimum capitatum var. angustatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ERCAA)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 12, 2018).

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