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, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Mitella caulescens
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Mitellastra caulescens
© 2009 Sierra Pacific Industries
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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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Mitella caulescens
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ICPN + CNPS: Mitella caulescens
More information about  Mitellastra caulescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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:   (Accessed: Aug 18, 2018).

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