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Leptosiphon liniflorus
flax-flower desert-trumpets, thread-stem linanthus, thread-stemmed linanthus

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington to California.

Habitat: open, dry areas in sagebrush flats to Ponderosa pine forests.

Flowers: April-June.

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bees, flies, butterflies


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Accepted Name:
Leptosiphon liniflorus (Benth.) J.M. Porter & L.A. Johnson
Publication: Aliso 19(1): 81. 2000.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Gilia pharnaceoides Benth.
Linanthus liniflorus (Benth.) Greene [JPM]
Linanthus liniflorus (Benth.) Greene ssp. pharnaceoides (Benth.) H. Mason
Linanthus liniflorus (Benth.) Greene var. pharnaceoides (Benth.) A. Gray
Linanthus pharnaceoides (Benth.) Greene [HC, IMF]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Leptosiphon liniflorus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Leptosiphon liniflorus checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Leptosiphon liniflorus information.

E-Flora BC: Leptosiphon liniflorus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Leptosiphon liniflorus photos.

USDA Plants: Leptosiphon liniflorus information.

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