Taxon  Report   4130 
Hesperolinon spergulinum  (A. Gray) Small
Slender dwarf flax,  Slender western flax
Hesperolinon spergulinum
© 2016 Aaron Arthur
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Hesperolinon spergulinum
© 2016 Aaron Arthur
Hesperolinon spergulinum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Hesperolinon spergulinum
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Family: LINACEAE  
Genus: Hesperolinon
Chaparral, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.7 (broad endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Linum spergulinum
More information about  Hesperolinon spergulinum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 27, 2017).

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