Calflora
Taxon  Report   4117    
Hesperochiron pumilus  (Griseb.) Porter
Dwarf hesperochiron
Hesperochiron pumilus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Hesperochiron

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Capnorea campanulata
JEF: Hesperochiron pumilus var. vestitus
JEF: Hesperochiron pumilus var. ciliatus
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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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 29, 2020).