Taxon  Report   7820 
Streptanthus brachiatus  F. W. Hoffm.  ssp. brachiatus 
Socrates mine jewel flower,  Socrates mine jewelflower
Streptanthus brachiatus ssp. brachiatus
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Streptanthus brachiatus ssp. brachiatus
© 2016 Vernon Smith
Streptanthus brachiatus ssp. brachiatus
© 2016 Vernon Smith
Streptanthus brachiatus ssp. brachiatus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Streptanthus brachiatus ssp. brachiatus
© 2016 Vernon Smith
Genus: Streptanthus
Parent Record Streptanthus brachiatus
Chaparral, Closed-cone Pine Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   5.6 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Streptanthus brachiatus
More information about  Streptanthus brachiatus ssp. brachiatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Jun 23, 2018).

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