Calflora
Taxon  Report   9565    
Leptosiphon liniflorus  (Benth.) J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson
Narrowflower flaxflower
Leptosiphon liniflorus
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Leptosiphon liniflorus
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Leptosiphon liniflorus
© 2017 Adam Chasey
Leptosiphon liniflorus, 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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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Leptosiphon liniflorus
© 2017 Aaron Echols
Family: POLEMONIACEAE  
Genus: Leptosiphon
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Northern Oak Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Serpentine affinity: 1.6; (weak indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Gilia pharnaceoides
PLANTS: Linanthus liniflorus ssp. liniflorus
ICPN + PLANTS: Linanthus liniflorus ssp. pharnaceoides
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More information about  Leptosiphon liniflorus
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 (LELI14)

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 17, 2019).