Calflora
Taxon  Report   10071    
Linnaea borealis  L.  ssp. americana  (Forbes) Hultén ex Clausen  
(no longer an active name)
Twinflower
Linnaea borealis ssp. americana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: LINNAEACEAE  
Genus: Linnaea
Parent: Linnaea borealis
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Linnaea borealis var. longiflora

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Linnaea americana
PLANTS: Linnaea borealis var. americana
NOTE: Linnaea borealis ssp. americana is no longer an active name.
More information about  Linnaea borealis ssp. americana
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LIBOA)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 24, 2019).