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desert candle
Caulanthus inflatus
desert candle Mustard Family
Caulanthus inflatus Brassicaceae
common name
  desert candle
accepted scientific name
  Caulanthus inflatus S. Watson
rules for finding collection records
  Caulanthus inflatus (519)
  Streptanthus inflatus (5)
family name
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Four petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is .4 to .6 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed 3rd week of February thru 1st week of June

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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Native Plant Status
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native Native
native Not Present

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