Taxon  Report   2328 
Coptis laciniata  A. Gray
Oregon golden thread,  Oregon goldthread
Coptis laciniata
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
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Coptis laciniata
© 2012 Kjirsten Wayman
Coptis laciniata
© 2008 Sierra Pacific Industries
Coptis laciniata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Coptis laciniata
© 2006 David McClurg
Genus: Coptis
Redwood Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Coptis laciniata
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2016).

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