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Leptosiphon lemmonii  (A. Gray) J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson
Lemmon's linanthus
Leptosiphon lemmonii is an annual herb that is native to California, and found only slightly beyond California borders.
also called Linanthus lemmonii
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Genus: Leptosiphon
Family: Polemoniaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTSLinanthus lemmonii
Information about  Leptosiphon lemmonii from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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[wikipedia] Range, Habitat: Leptosiphon lemmonii (syn. Linanthus lemmonii) is a species of flowering plant in the phlox family known by the common name Lemmon's linanthus.[1] Leptosiphon lemmonii is native to the San Bernardino Mountains and the Peninsular Ranges in southern California (U.S.) and northern Baja California (México).[1] It grows below 1,900 metres (6,200 ft), in dry inland chaparral, oak woodlands, the Colorado Desert chaparral ecotone, and Yellow pine forest habitats.[2] (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)

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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 05/28/2024).