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Limnanthes macounii

Limnanthes macounii Trel.

Macoun's Meadowfoam

Limnanthaceae (Meadow-Foam family)


USDA Symbol: LIMA20

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 6 inches tall.
Fruit: Nutlets light brown.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Depressions in shallow soil on rocks, seepage areas, rocky coastal areas, open forests.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-11-04
Research By: CBR

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