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Hesperochiron pumilus

Dwarf hesperochiron

Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family)

Hesperochiron pumilus (Dwarf hesperochiron)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
A low plant with 1 slender stalk growing from leaves in a basal rosette and topped by 1-5 white, saucer-shaped flowers.

California Hesperochiron (H. californicus), the one other species that grows in the same region, has a funnel- or bell-shaped corolla with oblong lobes.

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

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


USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY
Canada: BC
Native Distribution: Eastern Washington south to southern California and northern Arizona, and east to western Montana.
Native Habitat: Moist meadows, flats, and slopes.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade

Last Update: 2007-01-01