Taxon  Report   9555 
Linanthus pungens  (Torr.) J.M. Porter & L.A. Johnson
granite prickly phlox
Linanthus pungens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Linanthus pungens
© 1998 Larry Blakely
Linanthus pungens
© 2005 US Forest Service
Linanthus pungens
© 2006 Steve Matson
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland
Genus: Linanthus
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Gilia hallii
PLANTS: Leptodactylon pungens var. hookeri
PLANTS: Leptodactylon pungens var. hallii
PLANTS: Leptodactylon pungens ssp. squarrosum
PLANTS: Leptodactylon pungens ssp. pulchriflorum
PLANTS: Leptodactylon pungens ssp. hookeri
PLANTS: Leptodactylon pungens ssp. hazeliae
PLANTS: Leptodactylon pungens ssp. hallii
PLANTS: Leptodactylon pungens ssp. eupungens
PLANTS: Leptodactylon pungens ssp. brevifolium
PLANTS: Leptodactylon lilacinum
PLANTS: Leptodactylon hazeliae
PLANTS: Gilia pungens
PLANTS: Gilia pungens var. hookeri
TJM2 + PLANTS: Leptodactylon pungens
 Information about  Linanthus pungens  from other sources:

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 28, 2015).

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