Taxon  Report   8168    
Tropidocarpum capparideum  Greene
Caper fruited tropidocarpum,  Caperfruit tropidocarpum
Tropidocarpum capparideum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and believed to be extinct(questionable).
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
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(73 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Genus: Tropidocarpum
Communities: Valley Grassland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Tropidocarpum capparideum
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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jun 05, 2020).