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Hesperochiron pumilus (Douglas ex Griseb.) Porter
Synonym(s): Hesperochiron villosulus
USDA Symbol: hepu6
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
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
, 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 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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National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| FAC || FAC |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
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
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff