Calflora
Taxon  Report   1748    
Caulanthus crassicaulis  (Torr.) S. Watson
Thick stemmed caulanthus,  Thickstem wild cabbage
Caulanthus crassicaulis
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
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Caulanthus crassicaulis
© 2011 Steve Matson
Caulanthus crassicaulis
© 2013 Ron Wolf
Caulanthus crassicaulis, 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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Caulanthus crassicaulis
© 2011 Steve Matson
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Caulanthus
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Caulanthus crassicaulis var. glaber
ICPN: Caulanthus glaber
ICPN: Caulanthus crassicaulis var. crassicaulis
More information about  Caulanthus crassicaulis
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 (CACR11)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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 18, 2018).