Calflora
Taxon  Report   1867    
Cephalanthera austiniae  (A. Gray) A. Heller
Phantom orchid
Cephalanthera austiniae
© 2001 Russell Towle
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cephalanthera austiniae
© 2004 Penn Martin II
Cephalanthera austiniae
© 2005 Russell Towle
Cephalanthera austiniae, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Cephalanthera austiniae
© 2018 Leah Gardner
Family: ORCHIDACEAE  
Genus: Cephalanthera
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eburophyton austiniae
ICPN: Chloraea austiniae
More information about  Cephalanthera austiniae
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 (CEAU)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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