|Cooper's wild cabbage|
Caulanthus cooperi is a species of flowering plant in the mustard family known by the common name Cooper's wild cabbage. It is native to the southwestern United States and Baja California, where it is a common plant in a number of open, sandy habitats. This annual herb produces a slender, somewhat twisted stem with widely lance-shaped to oblong leaves clasping it. The flower has a rounded or urn-shaped coat of pinkish or pale greenish sepals enclosing light yellow or pale purple petals. The fruit is a straight or curving silique several centimeters long.
- Treated by S. Watson as Thelypodium cooperi, this species was originally published in The Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 12: 246. 1877.; then later, treated as Caulanthus cooperi by Payson, in Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 9(3): 293. 1922. "Name - Caulanthus cooperi (S.Watson) Payson". Tropicos. Saint Louis, Missouri: Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved May 17, 2010.
- Jepson Manual Treatment of Caulanthus cooperi
- USDA Plants Profile
- Caulanthus cooperi — U.C. Photo gallery
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