Taxon  Report   4825    
Limnanthes douglasii  R. Br.
Common meadowfoam,  Douglas' meadowfoam
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.

Bloom Period
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Northern Coastal Scrub, wetland-riparian

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More information about  Limnanthes douglasii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jul 17, 2019).