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Hesperevax caulescens (Benth.) A. Gray
Dwarf dwarf-cudweed

General Information
Symbol: HECA30
Group: Dicot
Family: Asteraceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
Distribution Map
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Symbol Scientific Name
EVAC2 Evax acaulis Greene, non (Kellogg) Greene
EVCAH Evax caulescens (Benth.) A. Gray var. humilis (Greene) Jeps.
EVCAP Evax caulescens (Benth.) A. Gray var. petiolata A. Gray
EVIN Evax involucrata Greene


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae – Aster family
Genus Hesperevax (A. Gray) A. Gray – dwarf-cudweed
Species Hesperevax caulescens (Benth.) A. Gray – dwarf dwarf-cudweed

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Arid West OBL
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast OBL



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Description of Values

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