Calflora
Taxon  Report   4288    
Hydrophyllum tenuipes  A. Heller
Pacific waterleaf
Hydrophyllum tenuipes
© 2007 Matt Below
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Hydrophyllum tenuipes
© 2007 Matt Below
Hydrophyllum tenuipes, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Hydrophyllum tenuipes
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Hydrophyllum
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hydrophyllum viridulum
ICPN: Hydrophyllum tenuipes var. viride
More information about  Hydrophyllum tenuipes
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (HYTE)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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