Taxon  Report   5455 
Mertensia longiflora  E. Greene
Long flower bluebells,  Small bluebells
Mertensia longiflora
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Mertensia longiflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Mertensia longiflora
© 2009 Matt Below
Genus: Mertensia
Yellow Pine Forest
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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