Calflora
Taxon  Report   9555    
Linanthus pungens  (Torr.) J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson
Granite prickly phlox
Linanthus pungens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Leptodactylon pungens
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Bloom Period
Family: POLEMONIACEAE  
Genus: Linanthus

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Cantua pungens
JEF + PLANTS: Leptodactylon pungens
JEF + PLANTS: Leptodactylon pungens ssp. pulchriflorum
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More information about  Linanthus pungens
Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Consortium of California Herbaria 2


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: Oct 23, 2020).