Taxon  Report   9942    
Erysimum capitatum  (Hook.) Greene  var. angustatum  (Greene) Rossbach
Contra costa wallflower
Erysimum capitatum var. angustatum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.
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(1267 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Genus: Erysimum
Parent: Erysimum capitatum
Habitat: dunes

Communities: Coastal Strand

Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS

ICPN other name:
Erysimum capitatum var. capitatum

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Erysimum angustatum
PLANTS: Erysimum capitatum ssp. angustatum
More information about  Erysimum capitatum var. angustatum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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:   (Accessed: Mar 28, 2020).