Taxon  Report   5763 
Narthecium californicum  Baker
California bog asphodel
Narthecium californicum
© 2015 John Doyen
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Narthecium californicum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Narthecium californicum
© 1992 Dan Post
Narthecium californicum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and Oregon.

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Narthecium californicum
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Genus: Narthecium
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks, meadows
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Narthecium californicum
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 21, 2018).

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