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Limnanthes macounii

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Limnanthaceae
Scientific name  Limnanthes macounii
Order  Brassicales
Genus  Limnanthes
Rank  Species
Similar  Limnanthes bakeri, Orthocarpus bracteosus, Limnanthes vinculans, Limnanthes floccosa, Triphysaria versicolor

Limnanthes macounii (Macoun's meadowfoam) is an endangered meadowfoam. It is a narrow endemic of south-western British Columbia, Canada. It was discovered in 1875 in the vicinity of the city of Victoria. Once thought to be extinct it was rediscovered in 1957 on Trial Island, BC and is now known from several scattered localities in southern British Columbia It is a winter annual growing in seasonally wet areas.

Description

It is a small annual herb with divided leaves and inconspicuous white flowers.

References

Limnanthes macounii Wikipedia


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