Taxon  Report   4198 
Hoita macrostachya  (DC.) Rydb.
California hemp,  Large leather root
Hoita macrostachya
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
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Hoita macrostachya
© 2013 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Hoita macrostachya
© 2009 Lynn Watson
Hoita macrostachya, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Hoita macrostachya
© 2003 Michael Charters
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Hoita
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Hoita longiloba
PLANTS: Hoita rhombifolia
PLANTS: Hoita villosa
PLANTS: Psoralea douglasii var. hansenii
PLANTS: Psoralea douglasii
ICPN + PLANTS: Psoralea hallii var. media
PLANTS: Psoralea macrostachya var. longiloba
PLANTS: Psoralea macrostachya var. rhombifolia
PLANTS: Psoralea macrostachya
More information about  Hoita macrostachya
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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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