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Streptanthus bracteatus (Bracted twistflower)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Streptanthus bracteatus

Streptanthus bracteatus A. Gray

Bracted Twistflower, Bracted Jewelflower

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)


USDA Symbol: stbr

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Fruit Type: Silique
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.
Fruit: Seeds flattened, broadly oblong, winged.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun



From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.

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Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-02-28
Research By: TWC Staff

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