Calflora
Taxon  Report   9088    
Cypripedium parviflorum  Salisb.  var. makasin  (Farw.) Sheviak
Greater yellow lady's slipper
Cypripedium parviflorum var. makasin
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Cypripedium parviflorum var. makasin, a monocot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 3.1 (review list).   8th Edition

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Cypripedium parviflorum var. makasin
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cypripedium pubescens var. makasin
More information about  Cypripedium parviflorum var. makasin
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYPAM3)

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2018).

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