Taxon  Report   7858    
Streptanthus polygaloides  A. Gray
Milkwort jewelflower
Streptanthus polygaloides
© 2010 Aaron Arthur
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Streptanthus polygaloides
© 2008 Steve Matson
Streptanthus polygaloides
© 2011 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Streptanthus polygaloides, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Streptanthus polygaloides
© 2013 Ron Wolf
Genus: Streptanthus
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 5.7; (strict endemic)

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Streptanthus polygaloides
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


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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 20, 2019).