Taxon  Report   10727    
Tropidocarpum californicum  (Al-Shehbaz) Al-Shehbaz
King's gold
Tropidocarpum californicum
© 2015 Dean Wm. Taylor
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Tropidocarpum californicum
© 2017 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Tropidocarpum californicum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Tropidocarpum californicum
© 2015 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Tropidocarpum
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Twisselmannia californica
More information about  Tropidocarpum californicum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).