Tropidocarpum californicum

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Tropidocarpum californicum
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Brassicales
Family: Brassicaceae
Genus: Tropidocarpum
T. californicum
Binomial name
Tropidocarpum californicum
(Al-Shehbaz) Al-Shehbaz

Twisselmannia californicaAl-Shehbaz

Tropidocarpum californicum, the king's gold, [1] is a plant species endemic to a small region in California. It is known from only Kern and King counties in the southern part of the San Joaquin Valley. [2]

Tropidocarpum californicum is an ascending or decumbent herb up to 25 cm tall. Leaves are up to 6 cm long, getting smaller the further up the stem. Flowers are yellow. fruits triangular. [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

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  5. Al-Shehbaz, I. A. and R. A. Price. 2001. The Chilean Agallis and Californian Tropidocarpum (Brassicaceae) are congeneric. Novon 11: 292-293.
  6. Robinson, B. L. 1896. The fruit of Tropidocarpum. Erythea 4: 108-119.