Calflora
Taxon  Report   4827    
Limnanthes douglasii  R. Br.  ssp. nivea  (C. T. Mason) C. T. Mason
Snow white meadowfoam
Limnanthes douglasii ssp. nivea
© 2010 Aaron Arthur
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Limnanthes douglasii ssp. nivea
© 2012 Barry Rice
Limnanthes douglasii ssp. nivea
© 2010 Aaron Arthur
Limnanthes douglasii ssp. nivea, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Limnanthes douglasii ssp. nivea
© 2015 John Doyen
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Limnanthes douglasii var. nivea
More information about  Limnanthes douglasii ssp. nivea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (LIDON2)

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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 18, 2018).