Taxon  Report   4825    
Limnanthes douglasii  R. Br.
Common meadowfoam,  Douglas' meadowfoam
Limnanthes douglasii
© 2001 Tony Morosco
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Limnanthes douglasii
© 2011 George Jackson
Limnanthes douglasii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Limnanthes douglasii
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Northern Coastal Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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More information about  Limnanthes douglasii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).