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Contra Costa Wallflower (Erysimum capitatum var. angustatum)
12-22-2016

Erysimum capitatum var. angustatum

Erysimum capitatum var. angustatum NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.

ITIS Reports — Erysimum capitatum var. angustatum ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.Erysimum capitatum is a species of wallflower known commonly as the sanddune wallflower, western wallflower, or prairie rocket. This species can be found in regions across North America, from the Great Lakes to the West Coast of the United States. Some varieties have an extremely narrow distribution, especially those endemic to California.

FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video. And puts up a single branched stalk, 12-40 in (30.5-101.6 cm) tall, bearing lance-shaped to more elongated leaves. Yellow or orange flower-heads are grouped in a terminal raceme. The wall-flower is described as a monocarpic perennial, meaning that plants die after setting seed.

Detailed information
Full Name: Contra Costa wallflower (Erysimum capitatum var. angustatum)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Flowering Plants
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 05/27/1978 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Wherever found
  • States/US Territories in which the Contra Costa wallflower, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: California
  • US Counties in which the Contra Costa wallflower, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
  • USFWS Refuges in which the Contra Costa wallflower, Wherever found is known to occur: Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge
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