Taxon  Report   2716 
Dicentra uniflora  Kellogg
Longhorn steer's head,  Steer's head, Steers head
Dicentra uniflora
© 2010 Keir Morse
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Dicentra uniflora
© 2004 Steve Matson
Dicentra uniflora
© 2009 Matt Below
Dicentra uniflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Dicentra uniflora
© 2004 Steve Matson
Genus: Dicentra
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Dicentra uniflora
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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: Oct 25, 2016).

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