Calflora
Taxon  Report   4112    
Hesperevax sparsiflora  (A. Gray) Greene  var. brevifolia  (A. Gray) Morefield
Short leaved evax,  Shortleaf dwarf cudweed
Hesperevax sparsiflora var. brevifolia
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
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Hesperevax sparsiflora var. brevifolia
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Hesperevax sparsiflora var. brevifolia
© 2006 Doreen L. Smith
Hesperevax sparsiflora var. brevifolia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Oregon.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Hesperevax sparsiflora var. brevifolia
© 2015 John Doyen
Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: dunes, coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Evax sparsiflora var. brevifolia
More information about  Hesperevax sparsiflora var. brevifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (HESPB)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2018).

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