Calflora
Taxon  Report   9156    
Lyrocarpa coulteri  Hook. & Harv.
Coulter's lyrepod
Lyrocarpa coulteri
© 2011 Michael Crouse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lyrocarpa coulteri
© 2011 Michael Crouse
Lyrocarpa coulteri
© 2015 Keir Morse
Lyrocarpa coulteri, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Lyrocarpa coulteri
© 2017 Bonnie Nickel
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Lyrocarpa
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Lyrocarpa coulteri var. palmeri
ICPN: Lyrocarpa coulteri var. coulteri
More information about  Lyrocarpa coulteri
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 (LYCO4)

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 20, 2019).