Taxon  Report   4115 
Hesperocallis undulata  A. Gray
Desert lily
Hesperocallis undulata
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Hesperocallis undulata
© 2003 Michael Charters
Hesperocallis undulata
© 2003 Michael Charters
Hesperocallis undulata, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Hesperocallis undulata
© 2005 Charles E. Jones
Genus: Hesperocallis
Sagebrush Scrub
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 20, 2016).

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