Calflora
Taxon  Report   8951    
Leptosiphon nuttallii  (A. Gray) J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson  ssp. howellii  (T. W. Nelson & R. Patt.) J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson
Mt. tedoc leptosiphon
Leptosiphon nuttallii ssp. howellii
© 2010 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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Leptosiphon nuttallii ssp. howellii
© 2010 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Leptosiphon nuttallii ssp. howellii
© 2010 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Leptosiphon nuttallii ssp. howellii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Leptosiphon nuttallii ssp. howellii
© Bob Patterson and CNPS
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 5.3; (broad endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Linanthus nuttallii ssp. howellii
More information about  Leptosiphon nuttallii ssp. howellii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (LENUH)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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