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Linanthus dianthiflorus (Benth.) Greene
Fringed desert-trumpets, Fringed linanthus, Ground linanthus, Ground-pink
Synonym(s): Linanthus dianthiflorus ssp. dianthiflorus, Linanthus dianthiflorus ssp. farinosus
USDA Symbol: LIDI
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
This low annual has several slender stems which are at first spreading and then erect. The plant is usually no more than 6 in. tall. Its leaves are palmately divided into threadlike segments. The phlox-like flowers, occuring singly or in small clusters, are tubular and pink, lilac or white.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr
DistributionUSA: CA Native Distribution:
S. CA Native Habitat:
Open, sandy places below 4000 ft.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Dry, sandy soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff