Taxon  Report   7983    
Thysanocarpus conchuliferus  Greene
Cupped fringe pod,  Santa cruz island fringepod, Santa cruz island lacepod
Thysanocarpus conchuliferus
© Rick York and CNPS
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Thysanocarpus conchuliferus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the Federal Government as Endangered .

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Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Thysanocarpus conchuliferus
© Rick York and CNPS
Genus: Thysanocarpus
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Thysanocarpus laciniatus var. conchuliferus
ICPN: Thysanocarpus conchuliferus var. planiusculus
More information about  Thysanocarpus conchuliferus
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 21, 2019).