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Hesperevax caulescens  (Benth.) A. Gray
Dwarf dwarf cudweed,   Hogwallow starfish
Hesperevax caulescens is an annual herb that is native to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
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one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Genus: Hesperevax
Family: Asteraceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSEvax acaulis
PLANTSEvax caulescens var. humilis
PLANTSEvax caulescens var. petiolata
JEFEvax caulescens
PLANTSEvax involucrata
Information about  Hesperevax caulescens from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (HECA30)

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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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 11/29/2022).