Taxon  Report   4062    
Hemitomes congestum  A. Gray
Coneplant,  Gnome plant
Hemitomes congestum
© 2018 Saskia Raether
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Hemitomes congestum
© 2016 William Maslach
Hemitomes congestum
© 2012 Jason Matthias Mills
Hemitomes congestum, a dicot, is a perennial herb (mycoparasitic) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Hemitomes congestum
© 2011 Ryan Batten
Genus: Hemitomes
Communities: Redwood Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Newberrya congesta
ICPN: Hemitomes pumilum
More information about  Hemitomes congestum
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 23, 2019).