Hesperolinon micranthum

Wildflowers Dicots Eudicots Rosids Malpighiales Linaceae Hesperolinon

Hesperolinon micranthum flowerCommon Dwarf-Flax

A small annual plant about 30cm tall with thin stems and very thin leaves that look almost like stems themselves. It produces little white five-petalled flowers.

I’ve seen it on the ridge line of Aliso Loop Trail and the back side slope of Romero, growing in open sandy areas. Seen blooming in May and June.

Hesperolinon micranthum plant

Hesperolinon micranthum leaf

Hesperolinon micranthum seed

Hesperolinon micranthum flower

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