Taxon  Report   4110    
Hesperevax caulescens  (Benth.) A. Gray
Dwarf dwarf cudweed,  Hogwallow starfish
Hesperevax caulescens
© 2007 Daria Snider
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Hesperevax caulescens
© 2002 Jaymee Marty
Hesperevax caulescens
© 2010 George W. Hartwell
Hesperevax caulescens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Hesperevax caulescens
© 2015 Jenny Kirk
Genus: Hesperevax
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Evax acaulis
PLANTS: Evax caulescens var. humilis
PLANTS: Evax caulescens var. petiolata
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More information about  Hesperevax caulescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 21, 2019).