Taxon  Report   10958 
Linanthus californicus  (Hook. & Arn.) J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson
Prickly phlox
Linanthus californicus
© 2011 Chris Winchell
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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
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Linanthus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Coastal Strand
Habitat: dunes, coastal
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Leptodactylon californicum ssp. californicum
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Leptodactylon californicum ssp. brevitrichomum
ICPN: Leptodactylon californicum ssp. californicum
ICPN: Leptodactylon californicum ssp. glandulosum
ICPN: Leptodactylon californicum ssp. leptotrichomum
ICPN: Leptodactylon californicum ssp. tomentosum
ICPN: Leptodactylon californicum
More information about  Linanthus californicus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Sep 24, 2018).

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