Taxon  Report   7813    
Streptanthus albidus  Greene  ssp. albidus 
Metcalf canyon jewel flower,  Metcalf canyon jewelflower
Streptanthus albidus ssp. albidus
© 1995 Dean Wm. Taylor
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Streptanthus albidus ssp. albidus
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Streptanthus albidus ssp. albidus
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Streptanthus albidus ssp. albidus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the Federal Government as Endangered .

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Streptanthus albidus ssp. albidus
© 2009 Lech Naumovich
Communities: Valley Grassland

Serpentine affinity: 5.3; (broad endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Streptanthus glandulosus var. albidus
More information about  Streptanthus albidus ssp. albidus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 22, 2019).