Taxon  Report   3480 
Erysimum franciscanum  Rossbach Rossbach
Franciscan wallflower,  San francisco wallflower
Erysimum franciscanum
© 2008 Lech Naumovich
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Erysimum franciscanum
© 2008 Margo Bors
Erysimum franciscanum
© 2008 Margo Bors
Erysimum franciscanum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Erysimum franciscanum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Genus: Erysimum
Coastal Strand, Valley Grassland, Northern Coastal Scrub
Habitat: dunes, coastal
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Erysimum franciscanum var. crassifolium
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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: Feb 25, 2018).

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