Taxon  Report   7956 
Thelypodium brachycarpum  Torrey
Short podded thelypodium,  Shortpod thelypody
Thelypodium brachycarpum
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Thelypodium brachycarpum
© 2010 John Dittes
Thelypodium brachycarpum
© 2010 John Dittes
Thelypodium brachycarpum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and Oregon.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Thelypodium brachycarpum
© 2010 John Dittes
Genus: Thelypodium
Habitat: meadows [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3.3 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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ICPN: Thelypodiopsis brachypoda
More information about  Thelypodium brachycarpum
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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