Taxon  Report   4756    
Lessingia tenuis  (A. Gray) Coville
Spring lessingia
Lessingia tenuis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Lessingia germanorum var. tenuis
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(198 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Genus: Lessingia
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Lessingia germanorum var. parvula
JEF + CNPS + PLANTS: Lessingia germanorum var. tenuis
ICPN: Lessingia heterochroma
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More information about  Lessingia tenuis
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 03, 2020).