Species Details

Erysimum concinnum

bluff wallflower

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Scientific Name:
Erysimum concinnum Eastw.
Common Name:
bluff wallflower
Family: Brassicaceae
Element Code: PDBRA160E3
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G3
State Rank:
Other Status: BLM_S
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B.2 on 2012-12-03
Add Date: 2012-12-03
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: annual/perennial herb
Blooming Period: Feb-Jul
0 - 185 meters
0 - 605 feet
General Habitat:
  • Coastal bluff scrub
  • Coastal dunes
  • Coastal prairie
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Largest occurrence known from Pt. Reyes NS; possibly of hybrid origin. Some occurrences from DNT and MEN cos. are also of possible hybrid origin; further study is ongoing. Threatened by development, habitat loss, competition, and non-native plants. See E. menziesii ssp. concinnum in TJM (1993). See Zoe 5(6-8):103 (1901) for original description.
Total Occurrences: 30
Element Occurrence Ranks:
0 1 0 1 0 28
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 23
Recent <=20 Years 7
Presumed Extant 30
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Del Norte (DNT), Humboldt (HUM), Marin (MRN), Mendocino (MEN), Sonoma (SON)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Albion (3912327), Arched Rock (3812342), Bodega Head (3812331), Crescent City (4112472), Drakes Bay (3812218), Duncans Mills (3812341), Elk (3912326), Fort Bragg (3912347), Gualala (3812375), Inverness (3812217), Mendocino (3912337), Petrolia (4012433), Plantation (3812353), Saunders Reef (3812376), Sister Rocks (4112462), Smith River (4112482), Tomales (3812228), Westport (3912367)
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.


Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads