Taxon  Report   4127    
Hesperolinon drymarioides  (Curran) Small
Drymaria like western flax,  Drymary dwarf flax
Hesperolinon drymarioides
© Niall McCarten and CNPS
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Hesperolinon drymarioides
© Niall McCarten and CNPS
Hesperolinon drymarioides
© 1998 John Game
Hesperolinon drymarioides, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Hesperolinon drymarioides
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
Family: LINACEAE  
Genus: Hesperolinon
Communities: Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Closed-cone Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 6.1; (strict endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Linum drymarioides
More information about  Hesperolinon drymarioides
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

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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 24, 2019).