Taxon  Report   2596 
Cypripedium montanum  Lindley
mountain lady's slipper
Cypripedium montanum , a monocot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) 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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Cypripedium montanum
© 2005 Jerry Murray
Cypripedium montanum
© Frithjof Holmboe2000 California Academy of Sciences
Cypripedium montanum
© 2007 Chris Winchell
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: ORCHIDACEAE  
Genus: Cypripedium
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 Information about  Cypripedium montanum  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CYMO2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 31, 2014).

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