Taxon  Report   10428 
Trientalis europaea  L.  (not an active name; please see Lysimachia europaea)
Arctic starflower
Trientalis europaea
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2009 California Academy of Sciences
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Trientalis europaea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
It was included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list [2.2] (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Trientalis europaea
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2013 California Academy of Sciences
Genus: Trientalis
Northern Coastal Scrub, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows, bogs/fens, coastal [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
JEFR + CNPS accepted name: Lysimachia europaea
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Trientalis arctica
TJM2: Trientalis europaea ssp. arctica
NOTE: Trientalis europaea is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Trientalis europaea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 29, 2016).

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