Taxon  Report   1867 
Cephalanthera austiniae  (A. Gray) A. Heller
Phantom orchid
Cephalanthera austiniae
© 2004 Penn Martin II
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Cephalanthera austiniae
© 2005 Russell Towle
Cephalanthera austiniae
© 2006 Earl Nance
Cephalanthera austiniae, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Cephalanthera austiniae
© 2001 Russell Towle
Genus: Cephalanthera
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Eburophyton austiniae
ICPN: Chloraea austiniae
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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: Jun 19, 2018).

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