Calflora
Taxon  Report   10925    
Hesperomecon linearis  (Benth.) Greene
Narrowleaf queen poppy
Hesperomecon linearis
© 2013 Aaron Schusteff
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Hesperomecon linearis
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
Hesperomecon linearis
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
Hesperomecon linearis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Hesperomecon linearis
© 2018 David Wolfson
Family: PAPAVERACEAE  
Genus: Hesperomecon
Communities: Valley Grassland, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Platystigma linearis

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Meconella linearis
ICPN: Hesperomecon filiformis
ICPN: Platystigma linearis
More information about  Hesperomecon linearis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (PLLI4)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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 10, 2018).

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