Taxon  Report   1081 
Berula erecta  (Huds.) Coville
Cut leaved water parsnip,  Cutleaf water parsnip, Cutleaf waterparsnip, Water parsnip
Berula erecta
© 2013 Lynn Watson
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Berula erecta
© 2012 Steve Matson
Berula erecta
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Berula erecta, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Berula erecta
© 2006 Keir Morse
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Berula
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Berula erecta var. incisa
PLANTS: Berula incisa
PLANTS: Berula pusilla
PLANTS: Siella erecta
More information about  Berula erecta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 16, 2018).

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