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Erysimum menziesii ssp. menziesii

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Erysimum menziesii menziesii
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Erysimum menziesii menziesii

Species Name: Erysimum menziesii ssp. menziesii
Common Name: Menzies' wallflower

Endangered. Its small size makes it good for narrow borders and rock gardens.

Plant Family: Brassicaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 8-12" H x 8-12" W
Growth Habit: Low mound
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Coast: full sun; Inland: part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Infrequent to moderate
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Yellow-orange to yellow
Endangered?: List 1B.1 (included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants as rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere). It is listed by the State of California as Endangered (Sep 1984) and by the Federal Government as Endangered (Jun 22,1992). Endangered by habitat loss
Distribution: c North Coast (near Fort Bragg, Mendocino Co.), c Central Coast (Monterey Bay Area, s of Point Pinos


Natural Habitat: Foredunes.

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