Taxon  Report   4829    
Limnanthes douglasii  R. Br.  ssp. sulphurea  (C. T. Mason) C. T. Mason
Douglas' meadowfoam,  Meadow foam, Point Reyes meadowfoam
Limnanthes douglasii ssp. sulphurea
© Gladys Lucille Smith 1999 California Academy of Sciences
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Limnanthes douglasii ssp. sulphurea
© 2018 Woody Elliott
Limnanthes douglasii ssp. sulphurea
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Limnanthes douglasii ssp. sulphurea, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered .

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Bloom Period
Limnanthes douglasii ssp. sulphurea
© 2018 Woody Elliott
Communities: Coastal Prairie, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows, freshwater-marsh, vernal-pools

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Limnanthes douglasii var. sulphurea
More information about  Limnanthes douglasii ssp. sulphurea
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 15, 2019).