Calflora
Taxon  Report   6529    
Piperia candida  Rand. Morgan & Ackerman
White flowered rein orchid,  Whiteflower rein orchid
Piperia candida
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Piperia candida
© 2015 Adrienne Simmons
Piperia candida
© 2010 Aaron Schusteff
Piperia candida, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Piperia candida
© 2015 Adrienne Simmons
Family: ORCHIDACEAE  
Genus: Piperia
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest

Serpentine affinity: 1.2; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

 
More information about  Piperia candida
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PICA13)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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