Taxon  Report   4110 
Hesperevax caulescens  (Benth.) A. Gray
Dwarf dwarf cudweed,  Hogwallow starfish
Hesperevax caulescens
© 2002 Jaymee Marty
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Hesperevax caulescens
© 2010 George W. Hartwell
Hesperevax caulescens
© 2009 Barry Rice
Hesperevax caulescens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Hesperevax caulescens
© 2007 Daria Snider
Genus: Hesperevax
Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Evax acaulis
PLANTS: Evax caulescens var. humilis
PLANTS: Evax caulescens var. petiolata
ICPN + PLANTS: Evax involucrata
More information about  Hesperevax caulescens
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 22, 2018).

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