Calflora
Taxon  Report   9946    
Erysimum capitatum  (Hook.) Greene  var. purshii  (Durand) Rollins
Pursh's wallflower
Erysimum capitatum var. purshii
© 2009 Lee Dittmann
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Erysimum capitatum var. purshii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Erysimum capitatum var. purshii
© 2009 Lee Dittmann
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Erysimum
Parent: Erysimum capitatum
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Sagebrush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Erysimum asperrimum
PLANTS: Erysimum asperum var. amoenum
PLANTS: Erysimum capitatum var. amoenum
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More information about  Erysimum capitatum var. purshii
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (ERCAP3)

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).