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Hesperochiron californicus (California hesperochiron)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Hesperochiron californicus

Hesperochiron californicus (Benth.) S. Watson

California Hesperochiron

Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family)

Synonym(s): Hesperochiron californicus var. incanus, Hesperochiron californicus var. watsonianus, Hesperochiron lasianthus

USDA Symbol: HECA7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: CA , ID , MT , NV , OR , WA , WY

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

National Wetland Indicator Status

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 on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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