Taxon  Report   8945 
Leptosiphon ambiguus  (Rattan) J.M. Porter and L.A. Johnson
Serpentine leptosiphon
Leptosiphon ambiguus
© 2010 Neal Kramer
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Leptosiphon ambiguus
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Leptosiphon ambiguus, 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 ambiguus
© 2009 David A. Tharp
Genus: Leptosiphon
Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Northern Coastal Scrub
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   5.8 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS
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TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Linanthus ambiguus
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 28, 2016).

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