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Santa Cruz Wallflower (Erysimum teretifolium)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Brassicaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 142503
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 01/17/2019

Where is Santa Cruz Wallflower (Erysimum teretifolium) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Santa Cruz Wallflower can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Santa Cruz Wallflower (Erysimum teretifolium)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California-Santa Cruz Arboretum & Botanic Garden holds 1 accessions of Erysimum teretifolium in orthodox seed collection. We are uncertain as to how many total seeds are in this collection.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Native Plant Society has collected 1 seed accessions of Erysimum teretifolium 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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Taxon Erysimum teretifolium
Authority Eastw.
Family Brassicaceae
CPC Number 1832
ITIS 22949
Duration Perennial, Biennial
Common Names Ben Lomond Wallflower | Santa Cruz Wallflower
Associated Scientific Names Erysimum teretifolium
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Ecological Relationships


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