Taxon  Report   4726    
Leptodactylon pungens  (Torr.) Nutt. ex Rydb.  
(no longer an active name)
Granite gilia,  Granite prickly phlox, Mountain prickly phlox, Prickly phlox
Leptodactylon pungens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Genus: Leptodactylon
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

JEF + PLANTS other name:
Linanthus pungens

NOTE: Leptodactylon pungens is no longer an active name.
More information about  Leptodactylon pungens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jun 06, 2020).