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Bolander's Linanthus
Leptosiphon bolanderi
  
About Bolander's Linanthus (Leptosiphon bolanderi) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Leptosiphon bolanderi (syn. Linanthus bolanderi) is a species of flowering plant in the phlox family known by the common name Bolander's linanthus. The plant is native to the West Coast of the United States, from 200-1,700 metres (660-5,580 ft) in elevation. In California it is native to the Sierra Nevada and Northern California Coast Ranges, in chaparral, oak woodland, and Yellow pine forest habitats. The plant is native to the West Coast of the United States, from 200-1,700 metres (660-5,580 ft) in elevation. In California it is native to the Sierra Nevada and Northern California Coast Ranges, in chaparral, oak woodland, and Yellow pine forest habitats. Leptosiphon bolanderi is an annual herb producing a hairy, threadlike stem no more than about 20 centimeters tall. The oppositely arranged leaves are each divided into very narrow needlelike lobes just a few millimeters long. The tip of the stem has an inflorescence of usually a single flower with a tubular purple or pink throat tinted yellow inside and enclosed in glandular sepals. The corolla has white or pink lobes a few millimeters wide. The bloom period is from March to July, depending on elevation and latitude.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Annual herb

Size
Size
1.9 - 7.9 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Pink, Yellow, Purple

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 13.8" - 118.6", Summer Precipitation: 0.21" - 3.52", Coldest Month: 31.8" - 51.9", Hottest Month: 56.4" - 75.6", Humidity: 0.92" - 25.12", Elevation: 175" - 6127"


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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