Taxon  Report   8944 
Leptosiphon acicularis  (Greene) Jeps.
Bristly leptosiphon
Leptosiphon acicularis
© 2009 Genevieve K. Walden
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Leptosiphon acicularis, a dicot, is an annual herb 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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Leptosiphon acicularis
© 2005 Doreen L. Smith
Family: POLEMONIACEAE  
Genus: Leptosiphon
Communities:
Coastal Prairie, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Linanthus acicularis
More information about  Leptosiphon acicularis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 09, 2016).

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