Taxon  Report   10992 
Noccaea fendleri  (A. Gray) Holub  ssp. californica  (S. Watson) Al-Shehbaz & M. Koch
Kneeland prairie pennycress
Noccaea fendleri ssp. californica
© 2010 Dana York
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Noccaea fendleri ssp. californica
© 2010 Dana York
Noccaea fendleri ssp. californica
© 2010 Dana York
Noccaea fendleri ssp. californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.
also called Thlaspi californicum
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the Federal Government as Endangered .

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Noccaea fendleri ssp. californica
© 2010 Dana York
Genus: Noccaea
Parent Record Noccaea fendleri
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Coastal Prairie
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   6.1 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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PLANTS: Noccaea californica
ICPN: Thlaspi alpestre var. californicum
ICPN: Thlaspi glaucum ssp. californicum
ICPN + PLANTS: Thlaspi montanum var. californicum
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Thlaspi californicum
More information about  Noccaea fendleri ssp. californica
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Sep 22, 2018).

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