Calflora
Taxon  Report   9751    
Calypso bulbosa  (L.) Oakes  var. occidentalis  (Holz.) B. Boivin
Fairy slipper
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
© 2013 John Doyen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
© 2013 John Doyen
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
© 2013 John Doyen
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
© 2018 Hunter Breck
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Calypso bulbosa ssp. occidentalis
More information about  Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (CABUO)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2018).

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