Calflora
Taxon  Report   1740    
Caulanthus amplexicaulis  S. Watson
Clasping leaved caulanthus,  Claspingleaf wild cabbage
Caulanthus amplexicaulis
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Caulanthus amplexicaulis
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Caulanthus amplexicaulis
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Caulanthus amplexicaulis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Caulanthus amplexicaulis
© 2010 Hartmut Wisch
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Caulanthus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Joshua Tree Woodland

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Caulanthus amplexicaulis var. barbarae
ICPN: Caulanthus amplexicaulis var. amplexicaulis
More information about  Caulanthus amplexicaulis
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAAM11)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).

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