Calflora
Taxon  Report   4124    
Hesperolinon congestum  (A. Gray) Small
Marin dwarf flax,  Marin western flax
Hesperolinon congestum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory

It is listed by the State of California as Threatened and by the Federal Government as 'Threatened '.
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: LINACEAE  
Genus: Hesperolinon
Serpentine affinity: 6.1; (strict endemic)

Communities: Chaparral, Valley Grassland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Linum congestum
PLANTS: Linum californicum var. congestum
More information about  Hesperolinon congestum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (HECO12)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 16, 2019).