Taxon  Report   5958 
Oreonana purpurascens  J.R. Shevock & Constance
Purple mountain parsley,  Purple mountainparsley
Oreonana purpurascens
© 2013 Steve Matson
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Oreonana purpurascens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Oreonana purpurascens
© 2010 John Game
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Oreonana
Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Oreonana purpurascens
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: Mar 19, 2018).

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