Calflora
Taxon  Report   4881    
Linanthus orcuttii  (Parry & A. Gray) Jeps.
Orcutt's linanthus
Linanthus orcuttii
© 2013 Duncan S. Bell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Linanthus orcuttii
© 2009 Kristina Walker
Linanthus orcuttii
© Bob Patterson and CNPS
Linanthus orcuttii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Baja California.
also called Linanthus orcuttii ssp. pacificus
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Linanthus orcuttii
© 2013 Duncan S. Bell
Family: POLEMONIACEAE  
Genus: Linanthus
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest

Habitat: openings

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Linanthus pacificus
CNPS + PLANTS: Linanthus orcuttii ssp. pacificus
More information about  Linanthus orcuttii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LIOR)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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 15, 2018).

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