Taxon  Report   4862    
Linanthus dichotomus  Benth.
Evening snow,  Eveningsnow
Linanthus dichotomus
© 2008 Steve Matson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Linanthus dichotomus
© 2016 Ray Gill
Linanthus dichotomus
© 2018 Molly Nilsson
Linanthus dichotomus, 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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Linanthus dichotomus
© 2016 Ray Gill
Genus: Linanthus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland

Serpentine affinity: 2.5; (strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Gilia dichotoma var. integra
PLANTS: Gilia dichotoma
More information about  Linanthus dichotomus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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 22, 2019).