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Coast Range Dwarf Flax
Hesperolinon disjunctum
About Coast Range Dwarf Flax (Hesperolinon disjunctum) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Hesperolinon disjunctum is a species of flowering plant in the flax family known by the common name Coast Range dwarf flax. It is endemic to California, where it has a disjunct distribution along the North and Central Coast Ranges. It is a plant of serpentine soils in chaparral habitat. This is an annual herb producing an erect stem up to 30 centimeters tall, somewhat thick and tough at the base. The glandular leaves are linear in shape and are alternately arranged along the stem. The inflorescence is a wide open cyme of flowers, each flower with glandular sepals and pink-veined white petals about half a centimeter long. The protruding stamens are tipped with pink anthers.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Annual herb

11.8 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Pink, White

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 12.3" - 58.0", Summer Precipitation: 0.26" - 1.14", Coldest Month: 42.2" - 50.7", Hottest Month: 66.8" - 75.6", Humidity: 1.38" - 25.03", Elevation: 349" - 3475"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Coast Range Dwarf-flax

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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