Taxon  Report   9942    
Erysimum capitatum  (Hook.) Greene  var. angustatum  (Greene) Rossbach
Contra costa wallflower
Erysimum capitatum var. angustatum
© 2018 Molly Ferrell
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Erysimum capitatum var. angustatum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Erysimum capitatum var. angustatum
© 2018 Molly Ferrell
Genus: Erysimum
Parent: Erysimum capitatum
Communities: Coastal Strand

Habitat: dunes

Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Erysimum capitatum var. capitatum

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Erysimum angustatum
PLANTS: Erysimum capitatum ssp. angustatum
More information about  Erysimum capitatum var. angustatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (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:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).