Taxon  Report   5089    
Luina hypoleuca  Benth.
Little leaf luina,  Littleleaf silverback
Luina hypoleuca
© 2018 Matt Berger
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Luina hypoleuca
© 2008 Matt Below
Luina hypoleuca
© Anthony Baniaga
Luina hypoleuca, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Luina hypoleuca
© 2018 Sierra Pacific Industries
Genus: Luina
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest

Serpentine affinity: 1.4; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Luina hypoleuca
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


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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).