Calflora
Taxon  Report   9558    
Leptosiphon aureus  (Nutt.) Benth. ex E. Vilm.  ssp. decorus  (A. Gray) J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson
Golden linanthus
Leptosiphon aureus ssp. decorus
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Leptosiphon aureus ssp. decorus
© 2009 Keir Morse
Leptosiphon aureus ssp. decorus
© 2004 Christopher L. Christie
Leptosiphon aureus ssp. decorus, 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 ssp. decorus
© 2016 James Gonsman
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Linanthus aureus var. decorus
ICPN + PLANTS: Linanthus aureus ssp. decorus
More information about  Leptosiphon aureus ssp. decorus
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 (LEAUD)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2018).

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