Taxon  Report   11908 
Pectiantia ovalis  (Greene) Rydb.
Coastal miterwort
Pectiantia ovalis
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
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Pectiantia ovalis
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Pectiantia ovalis
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Pectiantia ovalis, 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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Pectiantia ovalis
© 2015 Vernon Smith
Genus: Pectiantia
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Mitella ovalis
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TJM2: Mitella ovalis
More information about  Pectiantia ovalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Jepson eFlora

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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2017).

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