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Linanthus californicus
California prickly phlox Phlox Family
Linanthus californicus Polemoniaceae
common name
  California prickly phlox
accepted scientific name
  Linanthus californicus (Hook. & Arn.) J.M. Porter & L.A. Johnson
rules for finding collection records
  Leptodactylon californicum (339)
  Linanthus californicus (525)
family name
Image Author: ©2004 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.05 to 1.3 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Opposite
Plant Observed last week of January thru 2nd week of July

How Likely at this Location (28%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (105)
Tony Valois NPS (7)
Sharnoff Photography (5)
Jay Sullivan (1)
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