Taxon  Report   11852 
Mitellastra caulescens  (Nutt.) Howell
Leafy-stemmed mitrewort
Mitellastra caulescens
© 2002 N. Misa Ward and EDAW
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Mitellastra caulescens
© 2002 N. Misa Ward
Mitellastra caulescens, 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 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Mitellastra caulescens
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Genus: Mitellastra
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Mitella caulescens
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TJM2 + CNPS: Mitella caulescens
More information about  Mitellastra caulescens
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: Oct 20, 2017).

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