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Hesperochiron pumilus (Dougl. ex Griseb.) Porter
USDA Symbol: HEPU6
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
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. USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Mr. Smarty Plants says
Native shade plants around fountain in California
March 18, 2009
Hi, we just put a fountain in our front yard. It is in a mostly shady area. I need to know what plants would go best around the fountain and survive in the shade.
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From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff