Taxon  Report   4198    
Hoita macrostachya  (DC.) Rydb.
California hemp,  Large leather root
Hoita macrostachya
© 2014 Ron Vanderhoff
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Hoita macrostachya
© 2013 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Hoita macrostachya
© 2009 Lynn Watson
Hoita macrostachya, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Hoita macrostachya
© 2018 Brian Charles
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Hoita
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hoita longiloba
PLANTS: Hoita rhombifolia
PLANTS: Hoita villosa
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More information about  Hoita macrostachya
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 19, 2019).