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Hesperochiron  pumilus (Griseb.) Porter   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Hesperochiron  pumilus (Griseb.) Porter 
SynonymsVillarsia pumila Griseb. (basionym)
 Capnorea pumila (Griseb.) Greene
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.
grassland
Altitudelowland-montane
Description leaves oblanceolate or elliptic, tapered to short petiole, 4-7cm long, glabrous, calyx lobes equal, lanceolate, 5-7mm, flowers 10-15mm across
Size1-5cm
Colorwhite
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
Version 8.0
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