Calflora
Taxon  Report   6532    
Piperia elongata  Rydb.
Dense flowered rein orchid,  Denseflower rein orchid
Piperia elongata
© 2007 Chris Winchell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Piperia elongata
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Piperia elongata
© 2016 Hayley Ross
Piperia elongata, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Piperia elongata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: ORCHIDACEAE  
Genus: Piperia
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Habenaria unalascensis ssp. elata
PLANTS: Habenaria unalascensis var. elata
PLANTS: Piperia elegans var. elata
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More information about  Piperia elongata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PIEL4)

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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