Calflora
Taxon  Report   5448 
Menyanthes trifoliata  L.
Bogbean,  Buck bean, Buckbean
Menyanthes trifoliata
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Menyanthes trifoliata
© 2005 Steve Matson
Menyanthes trifoliata
© 2006 Steve Matson
Menyanthes trifoliata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Menyanthes trifoliata
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Family: MENYANTHACEAE  
Genus: Menyanthes
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Menyanthes trifoliata var. minor
More information about  Menyanthes trifoliata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (METR3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 20, 2018).

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