Taxon  Report   9565 
Leptosiphon liniflorus  (Benth.) J.M. Porter & L.A. Johnson
Narrowflower flaxflower
Leptosiphon liniflorus
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
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Leptosiphon liniflorus
© 2008 Dee E. Warenycia
Leptosiphon liniflorus
© 2009 Genevieve K. Walden
Leptosiphon liniflorus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Leptosiphon liniflorus
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Genus: Leptosiphon
Northern Coastal Scrub, Northern Oak Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.6 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Gilia pharnaceoides
PLANTS: Linanthus liniflorus ssp. liniflorus
PLANTS: Linanthus liniflorus ssp. pharnaceoides
PLANTS: Linanthus liniflorus var. pharnaceoides
PLANTS: Linanthus pharnaceoides
TJM2 + PLANTS: Linanthus liniflorus
More information about  Leptosiphon liniflorus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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: Feb 24, 2018).

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