Taxon  Report   4918 
Listera cordata  (L.) R. Br.
Heart leaved twayblade,  Heartleaf twayblade
Listera cordata
© 2013 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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Listera cordata
© 2013 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Listera cordata
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Listera cordata, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Listera cordata
© 2013 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Genus: Listera
Yellow Pine Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Freshwater Wetlands
Habitat: bogs/fens
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Neottia cordata
TJM2 + CNPS: Listera cordata var. nephrophylla
More information about  Listera cordata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Jan 21, 2018).

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