Taxon  Report   5871 
Nothochelone nemorosa  (Dougl. ex Lindl.) Straw
False turtlehead,  Woodland beardtongue
Nothochelone nemorosa
© 2007 Matt Below
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Nothochelone nemorosa
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Nothochelone nemorosa
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Nothochelone nemorosa, 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.

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Nothochelone nemorosa
© 2004 Norman Jensen
Genus: Nothochelone
Douglas-Fir Forest, Red Fir Forest
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Chelone nemorosa
ICPN + PLANTS: Penstemon nemorosus
More information about  Nothochelone nemorosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Jul 22, 2018).

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