Taxon  Report   4131    
Hesperolinon tehamense  H. Sharsm.
Paskenta grade dwarf flax,  Tehama county western flax
Hesperolinon tehamense
© Roxanne Bittman and CNPS
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Hesperolinon tehamense
© 1997 Dean Wm. Taylor
Hesperolinon tehamense, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Hesperolinon tehamense
© Roxanne Bittman and CNPS
Family: LINACEAE  
Genus: Hesperolinon
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland

Serpentine affinity: 5.8; (strict endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Hesperolinon tehamense
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).