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Leptosiphon montanus (Greene) J.M. Porter & L.A. Johnson
Mustang clover, Mustang Linanthus
Synonym(s): Linanthus montanus
USDA Symbol: LEMO19
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Erect stems with a dense cluster of prickly bracts near top and long, pink, trumpet-shaped flowers projecting from bracts.
The unusually long flowers of Mustang Linanthus make it one of the showiest of this California-based genus.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
DistributionUSA: CA Native Distribution:
Western slopes of Sierra Nevada. Native Habitat:
Dry, gravelly places in open woods.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff