Taxon  Report   10958    
Linanthus californicus  (Hook. & Arn.) J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson
Prickly phlox
Linanthus californicus
© 2011 Chris Winchell
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Linanthus californicus
© 2011 Joseph Dougherty, M.D./
Linanthus californicus
© 2011 Robert A. Hamilton
Linanthus californicus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Linanthus californicus
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Linanthus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Strand

Habitat: dunes, coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Leptodactylon californicum ssp. californicum

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Leptodactylon californicum ssp. brevitrichomum
ICPN: Leptodactylon californicum ssp. californicum
ICPN: Leptodactylon californicum ssp. glandulosum
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More information about  Linanthus californicus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (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:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).