Taxon  Report   5454 
Mertensia cusickii  Piper
Toiyabe bluebells
Mertensia cusickii , a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Mertensia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS: accepted name: Mertensia oblongifolia
 
 Information about  Mertensia cusickii  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (MEOB)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2014).

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