Taxon  Report   6536 
Piperia unalascensis  (Sprengel) Rydb.
Alaska piperia,  Alaska rein orchid, Rein orchid, Slender spire orchid
Piperia unalascensis
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Piperia unalascensis
© 2006 Steve Matson
Piperia unalascensis
© 2006 Steve Matson
Piperia unalascensis, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Piperia unalascensis
© 1998 James B. Gratiot
Family: ORCHIDACEAE  
Genus: Piperia
Communities:
Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Habenaria unalascensis
PLANTS: Platanthera cooperi
PLANTS: Platanthera unalascensis
PLANTS: Spiranthes unalascensis
More information about  Piperia unalascensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (PIUN3)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 30, 2016).

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