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Cascade Popcornflower
Plagiobothrys hispidus
About Cascade Popcornflower (Plagiobothrys hispidus) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Plagiobothrys hispidus is a species of flowering plant in the borage family known by the common names Cascade popcornflower or bristly popcornflower. It is native to the mountains and plateaus around the intersection of Oregon, northeastern California, and northwestern Nevada, where it grows in dry, sandy habitat. It is an annual herb growing erect to a maximum height around 20 centimeters. It is very hairy, with rough and woolly hairs. The pointed leaves are up to 4 centimeters long. The inflorescence is a short, coiling series of tiny white flowers each only about a millimeter wide.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Annual herb

1.9 - 7.9 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 13.4" - 53.8", Summer Precipitation: 0.98" - 2.63", Coldest Month: 24.0" - 43.3", Hottest Month: 46.6" - 67.1", Humidity: 0.50" - 18.53", Elevation: 3669" - 9897"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Bristly Popcornflower

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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