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Thin-lobed Horkelia
Horkelia tenuiloba
About Thin-lobed Horkelia (Horkelia tenuiloba) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Horkelia tenuiloba is a species of flowering plant in the rose family known by the common names Santa Rosa horkelia and thin-lobed horkelia. It is endemic to California, where it is known only from the coastal hills and mountains north of the San Francisco Bay Area. It is a plant of chaparral habitat. This is a perennial herb producing a low mat of hairy, glandular green foliage around a woody base. The leaves are cylindrical or somewhat flat, often tapering to a point, and each is made up of several densely packed pairs of hairy leaflets. The inflorescence is an array of flowers atop an erect stalk, each flower made up of five pointed green sepals and five white petals. At the center of the flower is a cone of stamens tipped with reddish anthers around many pistils.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

1.3 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
White, Green, Red

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 2 confirmed , 3 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Common uses
Common uses
Groundcovers, Butterfly Gardens, Bee Gardens

Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 18.9" - 66.0", Summer Precipitation: 0.24" - 0.78", Coldest Month: 41.5" - 49.1", Hottest Month: 56.2" - 75.8", Humidity: 0.40" - 22.92", Elevation: -226" - 4140"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Santa Rosa 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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