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Dithyrea californica (California shieldpod)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Dithyrea californica

Dithyrea californica Harv.

California Shieldpod, California Spectacle Pod

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: DICA7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Dithyrea californica has sepals and anthers held erect and shallowly lobed, yellow-green leaves. It occurs from southern Nevada and southeastern California to western Arizona and northwestern Mexico. It is visually similar to Dimorphocarpa wislizeni.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Flower:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May

Distribution

USA: AZ , CA , NV

Additional resources

USDA: Find Dithyrea californica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Dithyrea californica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Dithyrea californica

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-04-08
Research By: TWC Staff

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