Calflora
Taxon  Report   8945    
Leptosiphon ambiguus  (Rattan) J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson
Serpentine leptosiphon
Leptosiphon ambiguus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Linanthus ambiguus
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(886 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: POLEMONIACEAE  
Genus: Leptosiphon

Ultramafic affinity: 5.8; (strict endemic)

Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Northern Coastal Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS + PLANTS: Linanthus ambiguus
More information about  Leptosiphon ambiguus
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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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 27, 2020).