Linanthus dianthiflorus (Benth.) Greene
Fringed Desert-trumpets, Fringed Linanthus, Ground Linanthus, Ground-pink
Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)
Synonym(s): Linanthus dianthiflorus ssp. dianthiflorus, Linanthus dianthiflorus ssp. farinosus
USDA Symbol: LIDI
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.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Dry, sandy soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
Find Seed or Plants
Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Linanthus dianthiflorus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Linanthus dianthiflorus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Linanthus dianthiflorus
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff