Taxon  Report   2596 
Cypripedium montanum  Lindley
Mountain lady's slipper
Cypripedium montanum
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Cypripedium montanum
© 2007 Chris Winchell
Cypripedium montanum
© 2004 Penn Martin II
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
Genus: Cypripedium
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]    
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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 23, 2016).

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