Taxon  Report   7861    
Streptanthus tortuosus  Kellogg  var. orbiculatus  (Greene) H. M. Hall  
(no longer an active name)
Mountain jewel flower,  Mountain jewelflower, Shieldplant
Streptanthus tortuosus var. orbiculatus, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Streptanthus tortuosus

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Streptanthus orbiculatus
NOTE: Streptanthus tortuosus var. orbiculatus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Streptanthus tortuosus var. orbiculatus
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: Dec 13, 2019).