Taxon  Report   4862 
Linanthus dichotomus  Benth.
Evening snow,  Eveningsnow
Linanthus dichotomus
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
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Linanthus dichotomus
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Linanthus dichotomus
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Linanthus dichotomus, 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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Linanthus dichotomus
© 2008 Steve Matson
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.5 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Gilia dichotoma var. integra
PLANTS: Gilia dichotoma
PLANTS: Linanthus dichotomus ssp. dichotomus
PLANTS: Linanthus dichotomus ssp. meridianus
More information about  Linanthus dichotomus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2018).

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