Tropidocarpum californicum
Common Name: Kings gold
Family: Brassicaceae
Synonyms: Twisselmannia californica
Element Code: PDBRA33010
Full Name: Tropidocarpum californicum Al-Shehbaz

Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 3
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 0 0 1 0 2
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    1 2
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    3 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Known from only one occurrence near Kettleman City; fewer than 50 plants as of 1999. Not in The Jepson Manual. Threatened by development. See Novon 9(2):133 (1999) for original description.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 2001-01-01
  • Last Update: 2010-03-15
Location Glossary
  • Elevation:
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Kings (KNG),  Kern (KRN)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Lost Hills NE (265A) 35119F5,  West Camp (290D) 35119G7
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1142
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website [accessed ].

35119F5=Lost Hills NE (265A) 35119F5;35119G7=West Camp (290D) 35119G7