Taxon  Report   4260 
Horkeliella purpurascens  (S. Watson) Rydb.
Purple false horkelia,  Purple horkelia
Horkeliella purpurascens
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
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Horkeliella purpurascens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Horkeliella purpurascens
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Horkeliella
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
Habitat: streambanks, meadows
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Horkelia purpurascens
PLANTS: Ivesia purpurascens
More information about  Horkeliella purpurascens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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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: Sep 25, 2018).

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