Taxon  Report   6584 
Plagiobothrys leptocladus  (Greene) I. M. Johnst.
Alkali plagiobothrys,  Finebranched popcornflower
Plagiobothrys leptocladus
© 2009 Anna Bennett
More photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Plagiobothrys leptocladus
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Plagiobothrys leptocladus
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Plagiobothrys leptocladus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Plagiobothrys leptocladus
© 2009 Doug Wirtz
Genus: Plagiobothrys
Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Distribution by County 

Add an Observation of  Plagiobothrys leptocladus

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Allocarya leptoclada
PLANTS: Plagiobothrys orthocarpus
More information about  Plagiobothrys leptocladus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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:   (Accessed: Jul 20, 2018).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.