Taxon  Report   4285    
Hydrophyllum capitatum  Douglas ex Benth.  var. alpinum  S. Watson  
(no longer an active name)
Alpine waterleaf,  Woolen breeches
Hydrophyllum capitatum var. alpinum
© 2014 John Doyen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Hydrophyllum capitatum var. alpinum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Hydrophyllum capitatum var. alpinum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Hydrophyllum capitatum var. alpinum
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Hydrophyllum alpestre

NOTE: Hydrophyllum capitatum var. alpinum is no longer an active name.
More information about  Hydrophyllum capitatum var. alpinum
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).

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