Calflora
Taxon  Report   10056    
Leptosiphon ciliatus  (Benth.) Jeps.
Whiskerbrush
Leptosiphon ciliatus
© 2016 Jim Moore
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Leptosiphon ciliatus
© 2016 Jim Moore
Leptosiphon ciliatus
© 2018 Phil Johnson
Leptosiphon ciliatus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Leptosiphon ciliatus
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Family: POLEMONIACEAE  
Genus: Leptosiphon
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Linanthus ciliatus
ICPN: Linanthus ciliatus var. ciliatus
ICPN: Linanthus ciliatus var. neglectus
More information about  Leptosiphon ciliatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (LECI18)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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