Taxon  Report   4129 
Hesperolinon serpentinum  N. McCarten ined.  (not an active name)
Napa dwarf flax,  Napa western flax
Hesperolinon serpentinum
© 2011 Dean Wm. Taylor
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Hesperolinon serpentinum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: [1B.1] (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Hesperolinon serpentinum
© 1995 Dean Wm. Taylor
Family: LINACEAE  
Genus: Hesperolinon
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   6.2 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Hesperolinon bicarpellatum
NOTE: Hesperolinon serpentinum is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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: Apr 19, 2018).

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