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Taxon  Report  
Linanthus bigelovii  (A. Gray) Greene
Bigelow's linanthus
Linanthus bigelovii is an annual herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Genus: Linanthus
Family: Polemoniaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Joshua Tree Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSGilia bigelovii
More information about  Linanthus bigelovii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (LIBI2)

BONAP Distribution Map


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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/02/2022).