Calflora
Taxon  Report   9515    
Hymenoxys hoopesii  (A. Gray) Bierner
Owl's claws
Hymenoxys hoopesii
© 2007 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Hymenoxys hoopesii
© 2008 Vernon Smith
Hymenoxys hoopesii
© 2003 Steve Matson
Hymenoxys hoopesii, 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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Hymenoxys hoopesii
© 2016 John Doyen
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Hymenoxys
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Dugaldia hoopesii
ICPN + PLANTS: Helenium hoopesii
More information about  Hymenoxys hoopesii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (HYHO)

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 15, 2018).

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