Taxon  Report   4723 
Leptodactylon californicum  Hook. & Arn.
California prickly phlox, prickly phlox
Leptodactylon californicum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
Genus: Leptodactylon
Subspecies and Varieties:
Leptodactylon californicum ssp. tomentosum
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2: accepted name: Linanthus californicus
 NOTE: Leptodactylon californicum is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 17, 2014).

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