Claspingleaf Wild Cabbage

Claspingleaf Wild Cabbage Plant Information

Claspingleaf Wild Cabbage grows in the following 1 states:


It is endemic to California, where it grows on open slopes in the Transverse Ranges and Outer South California Coast Ranges.Caulanthus amplexicaulis is a species of flowering plant in the mustard family known by the common name claspingleaf wild cabbage.

Caulanthus amplexicaulis is annual herb produces a slender erect stem with flat, oval leaves clasping it toward the base.
The bulbous purple flower forms a rounded pouch which opens at the top, the narrow petal tips reflexed back. The outer petal tips are deep purple, the inner much lighter to nearly white.
The fruit is a very long silique which may exceed 10 centimeters in length.
There are two varieties of this species.

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