Calflora
Taxon  Report   9560    
Leptosiphon bolanderi  (A. Gray) J.M. Porter & L.A. Johnson
Bolander's linanthus
Leptosiphon bolanderi
© 2009 Steven Perry
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Leptosiphon bolanderi
© 2015 Aaron Arthur
Leptosiphon bolanderi
© 2015 John Doyen
Leptosiphon bolanderi, 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 bolanderi
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: POLEMONIACEAE  
Genus: Leptosiphon
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral

Serpentine affinity: 1.3; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Linanthus bakeri
ICPN + PLANTS: Linanthus bolanderi
More information about  Leptosiphon bolanderi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (LEBO9)

Search efloras.org (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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).