Page author: David Giblin
Leptosiphon minimus
true babystars

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington in the Puget Trough lowlands; southern Vancouver Island to California.

Habitat: Prairies, balds, and open, grassy, rocky areas near the coast.

Flowers: May-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Leptosiphon minimus (H. Mason) Battaglia
Publication: MadroƱo 48(2): 74. 2001.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Linanthus bicolor (Nutt.) Greene ssp. minimus H. Mason
Linanthus bicolor (Nutt.) Greene var. minimus (H. Mason) Cronquist [HC]
Linanthus minimus (H. Mason) Goodw.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Leptosiphon minimus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Leptosiphon minimus checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Leptosiphon minimus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Leptosiphon minimus photos.

USDA Plants: Leptosiphon minimus information.

5 photographs:
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