Calflora
Taxon  Report   8169    
Tropidocarpum gracile  Hook.
Dobie pod,  Slender keel fruit, Slender tropidocarpum
Tropidocarpum gracile
© 2008 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Tropidocarpum gracile
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Tropidocarpum gracile
© 2014 Debra L. Cook
Tropidocarpum gracile, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Tropidocarpum gracile
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Tropidocarpum
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Tropidocarpum gracile var. dubium
More information about  Tropidocarpum gracile
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (TRGR5)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).

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