Scientific Name

Thysanocarpus curvipes Hook.                                                             

Family

Brassicaceae

General    

                          

CI  

     Around CI, this distitive little annual occurs on north facing slopes in open, grassy habitats.  It can be rather abundant.  It is flowers in February and March.                 

 

References

      More on this species at CalFlora.

      The Jepson Manual (2012:  376, Brassicaceae, by Ihsan A. Al Shehbaz).

      Dale (2000:  87).

      McAuley 1996:  282).

 

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Thysanocarpus curvipes inflorescence with flowers and distinctive fruits on hillside to south of University Glen, CI (5 March 2013).

 

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Thysanocarpus curvipes on hillside to south of University Glen, CI (5 March 2013).

 

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Thysanocarpus curvipes on hillside in Camarillo Park, CI to the south of the model plane airfield (21 February 2013).

 

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Thysanocarpus curvipes on hillside in Camarillo Park, CI to the south of the model plane airfield (21 February 2013).