Taxon  Report   9556 
Leptosiphon androsaceus  Benth.
False babystars
Leptosiphon androsaceus
© 2018 Amy Rapport
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Leptosiphon androsaceus
© 2015 Aaron Schusteff
Leptosiphon androsaceus
© 2015 Aaron Schusteff
Leptosiphon androsaceus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Leptosiphon androsaceus
© 2010 Robert Steers
Genus: Leptosiphon
Northern Oak Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: slopes
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Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS
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ICPN + PLANTS: Linanthus androsaceus
More information about  Leptosiphon androsaceus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Aug 19, 2018).

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