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Hesperolinon didymocarpum

Hesperolinon didymocarpum H. Sharsm.

Lake County Dwarf Flax, Lake County Dwarf-flax, Lake County Western Flax

Linaceae (Flax family)


USDA Symbol: HEDI3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.


Native Distribution: Known in North America only in California where it is listed as endangered.
Native Habitat: Chaparral, grasslands, under scattered Pinus sabiniana, 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 didymocarpum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hesperolinon didymocarpum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hesperolinon didymocarpum


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

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