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Lemmon's Jewelflower
(Caulanthus coulteri var. lemmonii )
Brassicaceae

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Description: Annual herb without hairs, or lightly hairy. Leaves basal with toothed to wavy edge. Flowers contain 5 sepals 1/4 - 3/4 inches (7-18mm) long, and 8 petals 3/8 - 1 1/4 inches (10-31mm) long. Fruit upright and cylindric, 1/8 - 1/2 inch (4-13cm) long.

Distribution:

Habitat: Pinyon and juniper woodland, valley and foothill grassland. Elevation 256 - 3904 feet.

Flowering Period: Blooms March - May.

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Status: BLM Sensitive, California Native Plant Society List 1B

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Field Office: Bakersfield

 
Last updated: 08-05-2010