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Hesperochiron  californicus (Benth.) S.Watson   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Hesperochiron  californicus (Benth.) S.Watson 
SynonymsOurisia californica Benth. (basionym)
 Hesperochiron lasianthus (Greene) St.John
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.Mexico
grassland
Altitudelowland-montane
Description taproot, leaves oblanceolate to elliptic, to 75mm long, petiolate, floral pedicels shorter than leaves, corolla campanulate, 10-25mm across, lobes sometimes unequal
Size5-10cm
Colorpale bluish, white
Bloomspring
Ca
Typerosette
Cultivation
alpine house, dry rest in summer, watering in fall
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
cuttings in spring
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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