Taxon  Report   6039 
Paeonia brownii  Douglas
Brown's peony,  Mountain peony, Western paeony
Paeonia brownii
© 2018 Elizabeth Brusati
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Paeonia brownii
© 2012 Aaron Schusteff
Paeonia brownii
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Paeonia brownii, 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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Paeonia brownii
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Genus: Paeonia
Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral
Habitat: slopes
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Paeonia brownii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Jul 16, 2018).

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