Calflora
Taxon  Report   4260    
Horkeliella purpurascens  (S. Watson) Rydb.
Purple false horkelia,  Purple horkelia
Horkeliella purpurascens
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Horkeliella purpurascens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Horkeliella purpurascens
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Horkeliella
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest

Habitat: streambanks, meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Horkelia purpurascens
PLANTS: Ivesia purpurascens
More information about  Horkeliella purpurascens
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 (HOPU8)

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 19, 2018).