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Taxon  Report  
Leptosiphon croceus  (Eastw.) Strother & Kersh
Coast yellow leptosiphon
Leptosiphon croceus is an annual herb that is native to California.
also called Linanthus croceus
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNDDB
State of California status: Endangered.
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Observation Search
(16 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPSLinanthus croceus
More information about  Leptosiphon croceus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

CNPS Inventory


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: 08/15/2022).