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Jones' Linanthus
Linanthus jonesii
About Jones' Linanthus (Linanthus jonesii) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Linanthus jonesii is a species of flowering plant in the phlox family known by the common name Jones' linanthus. It is native to the deserts of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. This is a small annual herb producing a hairy, glandular stem no more than about 15 centimeters tall, with several pairs of needle-like, curving leaves. The inflorescence is an open array of vespertine flowers with throats surrounded by membranous, ribbed sepals with needle-like teeth. The funnel-shaped flowers are under a centimeter wide when open and mostly white in color, with yellowish coloring in the throats and purple tinting on the outer surfaces.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Annual herb

1.2 - 5.9 in tall

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 2 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 2.8" - 17.7", Summer Precipitation: 0.17" - 2.49", Coldest Month: 34.7" - 63.2", Hottest Month: 62.9" - 88.8", Humidity: 1.74" - 42.79", Elevation: 23" - 6812"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Jones' Desert-trumpets

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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