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.
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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Listera cordata
© 2013 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Genus: Listera
Yellow Pine Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Freshwater Wetlands
Habitat: bogs/fens [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 29, 2017).

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