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U.S. Forest Service

Critically Imperiled Plant Profile (Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)

Hesperolinon tehamense. Hesperolinon is a small genus of annual plants, limited to the California Floristic Province.  Several species in this genus are rare and very locally distributed. Photo © Roxanne Bittman and CNPS.

Hesperolinon tehamense. This species grows on serpentine in the interior North Coast Ranges of California. Photo © 1997 Dean Wm. Taylor.

Hesperolinon tehamense range map. Hesperolinon tehamense range map.

Hesperolinon tehamense, Paskenta Grade dwarf flax


  • Vehicle activity and road maintenance are threats to this species.

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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