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U.S. Forest Service

Critically Imperiled Plant Profile (Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)

Caulostramina jaegeri. Like most plants in the mustard family, this plant has four-petaled flowers. Photo courtesy Susan Cochrane and CNPS.

Caulostramina jaegeri habitat. The only member of its genus, Jaeger’s caulostramina is restricted to rock crevices in the Inyo Mountains, east of the Sierra Nevada. Photo by Mary DeDecker, courtesy of Inyo National Forest.

Caulostramina jaegeri range map. Caulostramina jaegeri range map.

Caulostramina jaegeri, Jaeger's caulostramina


  • Mining of limestone is the greatest threat to this species.
  • ORV use, hiking and feral goats are other threats.

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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