CPC Plant Profile: Menzies' Wallflower
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Menzies' Wallflower (Erysimum menziesii)

Erysimum menziesii flowers at MacKerricher State Park, Cleone, California.

Photo Credit: Caroline Iacuaniello
Description
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Brassicaceae
  • State: CA, OR
  • Nature Serve ID: 150983
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 09/22/2021

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Updates
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California Botanical Garden holds 1 accessions of Erysimum menziesii in orthodox seed collection. We are uncertain as to how many total seeds are in this collection.

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 1 accessions of Erysimum menziesii in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 3469 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California Botanical Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Erysimum menziesii from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Erysimum menziesii
Authority (Hook.) Wettst.
Family Brassicaceae
CPC Number 1831
ITIS 22943
USDA ERME5
Common Names Menzies' Wallflower
Associated Scientific Names Erysimum menziesii | Cheiranthus menziesii | Hesperis menziesii
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California SNR
Oregon S1
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
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