Taxon  Report   11909 
Pectiantia pentandra  (Hook.) Rydb.
Alpine mitrewort
Pectiantia pentandra
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Pectiantia pentandra
© 2009 Keir Morse
Pectiantia pentandra
© 2011 Ron Wolf
Pectiantia pentandra, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Pectiantia pentandra
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Pectiantia
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Mitella pentandra
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TJM2: Mitella pentandra
More information about  Pectiantia pentandra
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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: Mar 20, 2018).

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