Publication: Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 40: 80. 1966.
selected vouchers: WTU
Notes: FNA21 lists this as endemic to California, however Eugene Kozloff collected a plant in 1990 annotated to this name by Robert Ornduff. This determination was confirmed by D. Giblin in 2008 after comparison with L. maritima and L. minor specimens.