Taxon  Report   4885    
Linanthus pygmaeus  (Brand) J. T. Howell  
(no longer an active name)
Pygmy linanthus
Linanthus pygmaeus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial
Genus: Linanthus

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

PLANTS other name:
Leptosiphon pygmaeus ssp. pygmaeus

ICPN other name:
Leptosiphon pygmaeus

NOTE: Linanthus pygmaeus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Linanthus pygmaeus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

BONAP Distribution Map

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Sep 29, 2020).