Calflora
Taxon  Report   10055    
Leptosiphon aureus  (Nutt.) Benth. ex E. Vilm.
Golden linanthus
Leptosiphon aureus
© 2003 Dianne Fristrom
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Leptosiphon aureus
© 2003 Michael Charters
Leptosiphon aureus
© 2008 Steve Matson
Leptosiphon aureus, 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 aureus
© 2005 James M. Andre
Family: POLEMONIACEAE  
Genus: Leptosiphon
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Linanthus aureus
More information about  Leptosiphon aureus
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 (LEAU16)

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 24, 2019).