Taxon  Report   10958 
Linanthus californicus  (Hook. & Arn.) J.M. Porter & L.A. Johnson
Prickly phlox
Linanthus californicus
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
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Linanthus californicus
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Linanthus californicus
© 2011 Robert A. Hamilton
Linanthus californicus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Linanthus californicus
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Genus: Linanthus
Coastal Strand
Habitat: dunes, coastal [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Leptodactylon californicum ssp. brevitrichomum
TJM2: Leptodactylon californicum ssp. californicum
TJM2: Leptodactylon californicum ssp. glandulosum
TJM2: Leptodactylon californicum ssp. leptotrichomum
TJM2: Leptodactylon californicum ssp. tomentosum
TJM2: Leptodactylon californicum
More information about  Linanthus californicus
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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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