Calflora
Taxon  Report   10956    
Limnanthes alba  (Jeps.) Morin  ssp. parishii  (Jeps.) Morin
Parish's meadowfoam
Limnanthes alba ssp. parishii
© Roxanne Bittman and CNPS
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Limnanthes alba ssp. parishii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered .

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one or more occurrences
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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Limnanthes alba ssp. parishii
© Roxanne Bittman and CNPS
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows, vernal-pools

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + CNPS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Limnanthes gracilis ssp. parishii
ICPN: Limnanthes versicolor var. parishii
More information about  Limnanthes alba ssp. parishii
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

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 16, 2018).

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