Taxon  Report   7859    
Streptanthus tortuosus  Kellogg
Jewelweed,  Mountain jewelflower, Shieldplant
Streptanthus tortuosus, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Streptanthus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Habitat: slopes

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Streptanthus tortuosus var. flavescens
JEF: Streptanthus tortuosus var. foliosus
JEF: Streptanthus tortuosus var. oblongus
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More information about  Streptanthus tortuosus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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: Oct 17, 2019).