Taxon  Report   9550    
Loeseliastrum depressum  (M. E. Jones ex A. Gray) J. M. Porter & L. A. Johnson
Depressed ipomopsis
Loeseliastrum depressum
© 2011 Steve Matson
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Loeseliastrum depressum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Loeseliastrum depressum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Loeseliastrum depressum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Loeseliastrum depressum
© 2006 James M. Andre
Genus: Loeseliastrum
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Gilia depressa
ICPN + PLANTS: Ipomopsis depressa
More information about  Loeseliastrum depressum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 23, 2019).