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Leptosiphon montanus

Leptosiphon montanus (Greene) J.M. Porter & L.A. Johnson

Mustang clover, Mustang Linanthus

Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)

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.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


Native Distribution: Western slopes of Sierra Nevada.
Native Habitat: Dry, gravelly places in open woods.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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