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Hesperolinon bicarpellatum

Hesperolinon bicarpellatum (H. Sharsm.) H. Sharsm.

Two Carpellate Western Flax, Two-carpeled Dwarf-flax, Two-carpellate Western Flax, Twocarpel Dwarf Flax, Twocarpel Dwarf-flax

Linaceae (Flax family)

Synonym(s): Hesperolinon serpentinum, Hesperolinon sharsmithiae, Linum bicarpellatum

USDA Symbol: HEBI3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 28 inches tall.


Native Habitat: Rocky slopes, chaparral in Pinus sabiniana belt, serpentine soils.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-11-04
Research By: CBR

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