Taxon  Report   10949 
Leptosyne californica  Nutt.
California coreopsis
Leptosyne californica
© 2006 Larry Blakely
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Leptosyne californica
© 2013 California Academy of Sciences
Leptosyne californica
© 1998 Larry Blakely
Leptosyne californica, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Leptosyne californica
© 1998 Larry Blakely
Genus: Leptosyne
Southern Oak Woodland, Valley Grassland, Joshua Tree Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub
Habitat: canyons
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Coreopsis californica var. californica
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ICPN: Coreopsis californica
ICPN: Coreopsis californica var. californica
More information about  Leptosyne californica
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: Aug 16, 2018).

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