Taxon  Report   2333 
Corallorhiza trifida  Chätel.
Northern coral root,  Yellow coralroot
Corallorhiza trifida
© 2016 Jason Matthias Mills
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Corallorhiza trifida
© 2014 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Corallorhiza trifida
© 2014 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Corallorhiza trifida, a monocot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Corallorhiza trifida
© 2014 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Genus: Corallorhiza
Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows, edges
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Corallorhiza corallorhiza
PLANTS: Corallorhiza trifida var. verna
PLANTS: Corallorrhiza corallorrhiza
PLANTS: Corallorrhiza trifida var. verna
PLANTS: Corallorrhiza trifida
More information about  Corallorhiza trifida
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 20, 2018).

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