Taxon  Report   7859 
Streptanthus tortuosus  Kellogg
Jewelweed,  Mountain jewelflower, Shieldplant
Streptanthus tortuosus
© 2008 Chris Winchell
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Streptanthus tortuosus
© 2008 Ron Wolf
Streptanthus tortuosus
© and Buff Corsi 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Streptanthus tortuosus, a dicot, is an annual or 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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Streptanthus tortuosus
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Streptanthus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Streptanthus tortuosus var. flavescens
TJM2: Streptanthus tortuosus var. oblongus
TJM2: Streptanthus tortuosus var. optatus
TJM2: Streptanthus tortuosus var. orbiculatus
TJM2: Streptanthus tortuosus var. pallidus
TJM2: Streptanthus tortuosus var. suffrutescens
TJM2: Streptanthus tortuosus var. tortuosus
More information about  Streptanthus tortuosus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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: Mar 24, 2018).

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