Calflora
Taxon  Report   8944    
Leptosiphon acicularis  (Greene) Jeps.
Bristly leptosiphon
Leptosiphon acicularis
© 2005 Doreen L. Smith
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Leptosiphon acicularis
© 2015 John Doyen
Leptosiphon acicularis
© 2007 Len Blumin
Leptosiphon acicularis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Linanthus acicularis
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details)



point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Leptosiphon acicularis
© 2017 Peter Warner
Family: POLEMONIACEAE  
Genus: Leptosiphon
Communities: Coastal Prairie, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Linanthus acicularis
More information about  Leptosiphon acicularis
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 (LEAC11)

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 15, 2019).