Calflora
Taxon  Report   4905    
Linnaea borealis  L.  var. longiflora  Torr.
Twin flower
Linnaea borealis var. longiflora
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Linnaea borealis var. longiflora
© 2015 Steve Matson
Linnaea borealis var. longiflora
© 2009 Sierra Pacific Industries
Linnaea borealis var. longiflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Linnaea borealis var. longiflora
© 2015 John Doyen
Family: LINNAEACEAE  
Genus: Linnaea
Parent: Linnaea borealis
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Linnaea borealis ssp. americana
More information about  Linnaea borealis var. longiflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LIBOL2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2018).