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Masonic Mountain Jewelflower
(Streptanthus oliganthus )
Brassicaceae

Masonic Mountain jewelflower
Photo Copyright Margaret Williams, Courtesy of Nevada Native Plant Society

Description: Click for a drawing of the plant.

Distribution: Mono County, CA; Mineral County, NV

Habitat: On rocky slopes in pinyon-juniper communities at elevations of 6500-8500 feet (2100-2800 m).

Flowering Period: June-July

Similar Plants: Streptanthus oliganthus is often confused with S. cordatus. Streptanthus oliganthus however, has stems that are more stout and leafy at heights of 15-60 inches (40-150 cm)

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

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Last updated: 08-05-2010