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Hackelia ophiobia

Hackelia ophiobia R.L. Carr

Owyhee River Stickseed, Owyhee Stickseed, Three Forks Stickseed

Boraginaceae (Borage family)


USDA Symbol: HAOP2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 18 inches tall.
Fruit: 4 nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Blue
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: White to blue with yellow centers.


Native Habitat: Shaded rocky outcrops, mossy crevices and ledges.

Web Reference

Webref 85 - OregonFlora (2020) Oregon State University
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Hackelia ophiobia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hackelia ophiobia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hackelia ophiobia


Record Modified: 2021-02-23
Research By: CBR

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