Taxon  Report   4848    
Linanthus androsaceus  (Benth.) Greene  
(no longer an active name)
Common linanthus,  False baby stars, False babystars, Showy linanthus
Linanthus androsaceus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Genus: Linanthus
Habitat: slopes

Communities: Northern Oak Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS other name:
Leptosiphon androsaceus

NOTE: Linanthus androsaceus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Linanthus androsaceus
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: Dec 11, 2019).