Taxon  Report   2715 
Dicentra pauciflora  S. Watson
few flowered bleeding heart, shorthorn steer's head
Dicentra pauciflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and to Oregon.
 

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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.2 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Family: PAPAVERACEAE   (PLANTS: FUMARIACEAE)
Genus: Dicentra
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Dicentra pauciflora  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (DIPA)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 20, 2014).

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