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A low, spreading wildflower, hesperochiron (Hesperochiron pumilus) is often overlooked because of its short flowering time in the very early spring. Superficially it resembles a strawberry and is thus sometimes called a “false strawberry”. Hesperochiron occurs in moist sites throughout … Continue reading

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Hesperochiron

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Happy May Day! It seems only appropriate to mention a flower today. Another very early spring flower, hesperochiron (Hesperochiron pumilus), does not have a common name. It flowers very briefly in the early spring and the plants are often hidden by larger plants. Thus, … Continue reading

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