Taxon  Report   4848 
Linanthus androsaceus  (Benth.) E. Greene
False baby stars, common linanthus, false babystars, showy linanthus
Linanthus androsaceus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations

Bloom Period
Communities: Northern Oak Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Genus: Linanthus
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Name Status:
Accepted by JM93
TJM2 + PLANTS: accepted name: Leptosiphon androsaceus
 NOTE: Linanthus androsaceus is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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 23, 2014).

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