Calflora
Taxon  Report   9237    
Smelowskia ovalis  M. E. Jones
Alpine false candytuft
Smelowskia ovalis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
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(27 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Smelowskia
Habitat: slopes

Communities: Alpine Fell-fields

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS: Smelowskia ovalis var. congesta
More information about  Smelowskia ovalis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (SMOV)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 26, 2020).