Taxon  Report   4905    
Linnaea borealis  L.  var. longiflora  Torr.
Twin flower
Linnaea borealis var. longiflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Linnaea
Parent: Linnaea borealis
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEF: Linnaea borealis ssp. americana
More information about  Linnaea borealis var. longiflora
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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 24, 2020).