Taxon  Report   11231    
Streptanthus hesperidis  Jeps.
Green jewel-flower
Streptanthus hesperidis
© 2018 Paul Aigner
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Streptanthus hesperidis
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Streptanthus hesperidis
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Streptanthus hesperidis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Streptanthus hesperidis
© 2018 Paul Aigner
Genus: Streptanthus
Serpentine affinity: 6.1; (strict endemic)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Streptanthus breweri var. hesperidis
More information about  Streptanthus hesperidis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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 18, 2019).