Taxon  Report   4128    
Hesperolinon micranthum  (A. Gray) Small
Common dwarf flax,  Small flower western flax, Small flowered dwarf flax, Threadstem flax
Hesperolinon micranthum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Family: LINACEAE  
Genus: Hesperolinon
Serpentine affinity: 2.4; (weak indicator)

Habitat: slopes, ridges

Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Linum micranthum
More information about  Hesperolinon micranthum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: May 26, 2019).