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Madera Leptosiphon
Leptosiphon serrulatus
  
About Madera Leptosiphon (Leptosiphon serrulatus) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Leptosiphon serrulatus (syn. Linanthus serrulatus) is a rare species of flowering plant in the phlox family known by the common name Madera linanthus. It is endemic to California, where it is known from the chaparral and woodlands in the Sierra Nevada foothills, from Madera to Kern Counties. Leptosiphon serrulatus is a plant of woodlands, chaparral, and yellow pine forests. It is a small annual herb producing a thin, hairy stem up to about 18 centimeters tall. The leaves are divided into linear lobes up to a centimeter in length. The inflorescence is a head of small flowers, each with a purplish tube almost a centimeter long and a white corolla. Leptosiphon serrulatus is a plant of woodlands, chaparral, and yellow pine forests. It is a small annual herb producing a thin, hairy stem up to about 18 centimeters tall. The leaves are divided into linear lobes up to a centimeter in length. The inflorescence is a head of small flowers, each with a purplish tube almost a centimeter long and a white corolla.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Annual herb

Size
Size
1.9 - 7.1 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
White, Purple

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 11.7" - 31.2", Summer Precipitation: 0.19" - 0.62", Coldest Month: 41.4" - 50.5", Hottest Month: 70.0" - 77.9", Humidity: 2.40" - 25.57", Elevation: 314" - 3414"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Madera Linanthus


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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