Calflora
Taxon  Report   1756    
Caulanthus inflatus  S. Watson
Desert candle
Caulanthus inflatus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Caulanthus

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Valley Grassland, Joshua Tree Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Streptanthus inflatus
More information about  Caulanthus inflatus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAIN15)


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: Aug 09, 2020).