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Leptosiphon harknessii

Leptosiphon harknessii (Curran) J.M. Porter & L.A. Johnson

Harkness' Flaxflower, Harkness's Desert-trumpets, Three-seed Desert-trumpets, Three-seed Perennial Gily-flower

Polemoniaceae (Phlox family)

Synonym(s): Linanthus harknessii, Linanthus harknessii ssp. condensatus, Linanthus harknessii ssp. harknessii

USDA Symbol: LEHA11

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 10 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: White or pale blue.

Distribution

USA: CA , ID , NV , OR , UT , WA
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Drier open places, often where moist to wet in springtime.

Web Reference

Webref 62 - Burke Herbarium Image Collection (2020) University of Washington
Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Leptosiphon harknessii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Leptosiphon harknessii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Leptosiphon harknessii

Metadata

Record Modified: 2021-06-22
Research By: CBR

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