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Baldwin Lake Linanthus (Linanthus killipii)

Photo Credit: Rancho Santa Ana
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Polemoniaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 149949
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

erect annual

Where is Baldwin Lake Linanthus (Linanthus killipii) located in the wild?


often found on clay soils, but sometimes found on granitic gravelly soils with a clay component most often found in openings within or on edge of a pinyon woodland or sagebrush meadow community



States & Provinces:

Baldwin Lake Linanthus can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Baldwin Lake Linanthus (Linanthus killipii)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 3 accessions of Linanthus killipii in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 18483 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden has collected 3 seed accessions of Linanthus killipii from 3 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 335 maternal plants

  • 01/01/2010

4 major populations as of 1980

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Taxon Linanthus killipii
Authority Mason
Family Polemoniaceae
CPC Number 2569
ITIS 31257
Duration Annual
Common Names Baldwin Lake Linanthus
Associated Scientific Names Linanthus killipii
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Ecological Relationships


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