Taxon  Report   9559    
Leptosiphon bicolor  Nutt.
True babystars
Leptosiphon bicolor
© 2008 Steve Conger
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Leptosiphon bicolor
© 2015 John Doyen
Leptosiphon bicolor
© 2008 Steve Matson
Leptosiphon bicolor, 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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Leptosiphon bicolor
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Genus: Leptosiphon
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral

Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Linanthus bicolor ssp. bicolor
ICPN + PLANTS: Linanthus bicolor
More information about  Leptosiphon bicolor
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


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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 21, 2019).