Taxon  Report   4120 
Hesperolinon bicarpellatum  (H. Sharsm.) H. Sharsm.
Two carpellate western flax,  Twocarpel dwarf flax
Hesperolinon bicarpellatum
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
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Hesperolinon bicarpellatum
© 2011 Dean Wm. Taylor
Hesperolinon bicarpellatum
© 2011 Dean Wm. Taylor
Hesperolinon bicarpellatum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Hesperolinon bicarpellatum
© 1995 Dean Wm. Taylor
Family: LINACEAE  
Genus: Hesperolinon
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   6.2 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Hesperolinon serpentinum
PLANTS: Linum bicarpellatum
More information about  Hesperolinon bicarpellatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 20, 2018).

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