Hesperochiron pumilus (Douglas ex Griseb.) Porter
Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family)
Synonym(s): Hesperochiron villosulus
USDA Symbol: hepu6
A low plant with 1 slender stalk growing from leaves in a basal rosette and topped by 1-5 white, saucer-shaped flowers.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
DistributionUSA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY
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
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Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.
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Native shade plants around fountain in California
March 18, 2009
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National Wetland Indicator Status
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Hesperochiron pumilus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hesperochiron pumilus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hesperochiron pumilus
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff