Calflora
Taxon  Report   2594    
Cypripedium californicum  A. Gray
California lady's slipper
Cypripedium californicum
© 2005 Hartmut Wisch
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cypripedium californicum
© 2008 Sierra Pacific Industries
Cypripedium californicum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Cypripedium californicum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, Oregon.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Cypripedium californicum
© 2006 David McClurg
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 4.5; (broad endemic)

Habitat: riparian, streambanks, seeps, bogs/fens

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

 
More information about  Cypripedium californicum
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 (CYCA4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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 16, 2018).

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