Taxon  Report   4724 
Leptodactylon californicum  H. & A.  ssp. tomentosum  Gordon
California prickly phlox, fuzzy prickly phlox
Leptodactylon californicum ssp. tomentosum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition


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Bloom Period
Community: Coastal Strand
Habitat: dunes, coastal [CNPS Inventory]
Genus: Leptodactylon
Parent Record Leptodactylon californicum.
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Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS
TJM2: accepted name: Linanthus californicus
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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 25, 2014).

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