Taxon  Report   2712 
Dicentra formosa  (Haw.) Walp.  ssp. oregana  (Eastw.) Munz
Oregon bleeding heart
Dicentra formosa ssp. oregana
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Dicentra formosa ssp. oregana
© 2010 Aaron Schusteff
Dicentra formosa ssp. oregana
© 2010 Aaron Schusteff
Dicentra formosa ssp. oregana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and Oregon.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Dicentra formosa ssp. oregana
© 2007 Norman Jensen
Genus: Dicentra
Parent Record Dicentra formosa
Yellow Pine Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   5.6 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 23, 2018).

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