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Carrotleaf Horkelia
Horkelia daucifolia
About Carrotleaf Horkelia (Horkelia daucifolia) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Horkelia daucifolia is a species of flowering plant in the rose family known by the common name carrotleaf horkelia. It is native to the Klamath Mountains and surrounding ranges in northern California and southern Oregon, where it grows in mountain slopes and fields, often on serpentine soils. This is a perennial herb producing a rosette of leaves each five to 15 centimeters long. Each leaf is made up of lobed, hairy leaflets each one or two centimeters long. The plant produces erect stems up to 30 centimeters tall and bright red or greenish in color. The inflorescence holds several flowers, each with narrow, pointed bractlets and wider, reflexed green or pinkish sepals. The five narrow petals are white, yellow, or pink.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

5.9 - 11.8 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Cream, White, Pink, Yellow, Green, Red

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 2 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Common uses
Common uses
Bee Gardens

Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 13.8" - 66.1", Summer Precipitation: 0.64" - 2.60", Coldest Month: 33.8" - 49.5", Hottest Month: 51.3" - 75.1", Humidity: 1.61" - 25.17", Elevation: 763" - 7484"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Carrot-leafed Horkelia

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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