Taxon  Report   10959 
Listera banksiana  Lindl.
Northwest twayblade
Listera banksiana
© 2008 Norman Jensen
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Listera banksiana, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Listera banksiana
© 2010 Keir Morse
Genus: Listera
Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Listera caurina
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ICPN: Listera caurina
More information about  Listera banksiana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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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: Sep 19, 2018).

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