Taxon  Report   8944 
Leptosiphon acicularis  (Greene) Jeps.
Bristly leptosiphon
Leptosiphon acicularis
© 2015 John Doyen
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Leptosiphon acicularis
© 2007 Len Blumin
Leptosiphon acicularis
© 2012 Doug Wirtz
Leptosiphon acicularis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Linanthus acicularis
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Leptosiphon acicularis
© 2005 Doreen L. Smith
Genus: Leptosiphon
Coastal Prairie, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS
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ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Linanthus acicularis
More information about  Leptosiphon acicularis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Jul 21, 2018).

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