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Horkelia californica ssp. californica

Horkelia californica Cham. & Schltdl. ssp. californica

California Horkelia

Rosaceae (Rose family)

Synonym(s): Potentilla californica


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Achene , Aggregate
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.
Fruit: Aggregated achenes.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul



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.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Horkelia californica ssp. californica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Horkelia californica ssp. californica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Horkelia californica ssp. californica


Record Modified: 2019-07-31
Research By: CBR

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