Taxon  Report   4829 
Limnanthes douglasii  R. Br.  ssp. sulphurea  (C. T. Mason) C. T. Mason
Douglas' meadowfoam,  Meadow foam, Point Reyes meadowfoam
Limnanthes douglasii ssp. sulphurea
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Limnanthes douglasii ssp. sulphurea
© 2018 Woody Elliott
Limnanthes douglasii ssp. sulphurea
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Limnanthes douglasii ssp. sulphurea, 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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Limnanthes douglasii ssp. sulphurea
© Gladys Lucille Smith 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Genus: Limnanthes
Parent Record Limnanthes douglasii
Coastal Prairie, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows, freshwater-marsh, vernal-pools
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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ICPN + PLANTS: Limnanthes douglasii var. sulphurea
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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 21, 2018).

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