Taxon  Report   3480    
Erysimum franciscanum  Rossbach
Franciscan wallflower,  San francisco wallflower
Erysimum franciscanum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Erysimum franciscanum
© 2018 Ken Lunders
Erysimum franciscanum
© 2018 Brian Charles
Erysimum franciscanum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Erysimum franciscanum
© 2018 Gaia Leo
Genus: Erysimum
Communities: Coastal Strand, Valley Grassland, Northern Coastal Scrub

Serpentine affinity: 3; (strong indicator)

Habitat: dunes, coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Erysimum franciscanum var. crassifolium
ICPN: Erysimum franciscanum var. franciscanum
More information about  Erysimum franciscanum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).