Taxon  Report   4830    
Limnanthes floccosa  Howell
Woolly meadowfoam
Limnanthes floccosa
© 2001 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Limnanthes floccosa
© 2007 George W. Hartwell
Limnanthes floccosa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Limnanthes floccosa
© 2007 George W. Hartwell
Communities: Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Limnanthes floccosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 19, 2019).