Taxon  Report   4197    
Hoffmannseggia glauca  (Ortega) Eifert
Hoffmanseggia,  Hog potato, Indian rushpea
Hoffmannseggia glauca
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Hoffmannseggia glauca
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Hoffmannseggia glauca
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Hoffmannseggia glauca, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Hoffmannseggia glauca
© 2018 Lonnie D. Watkins
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Hoffmannseggia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hoffmannseggia densiflora
PLANTS: Hoffmannseggia densiflora var. capitata
PLANTS: Hoffmannseggia densiflora var. demissa
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More information about  Hoffmannseggia glauca
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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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 22, 2019).