Taxon  Report   6426 
Philadelphus lewisii  Pursh
Lewis' mock orange,  Mock orange, Wild mock orange
Philadelphus lewisii
© 2014 Robert Sikora
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Philadelphus lewisii
© 2007 George W. Hartwell
Philadelphus lewisii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Philadelphus lewisii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Philadelphus lewisii
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Philadelphus
Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Habitat: canyons, slopes
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Philadelphus gordonianus
PLANTS: Philadelphus lewisii var. parvifolius
PLANTS: Philadelphus lewisii var. oblongifolius
PLANTS: Philadelphus lewisii var. intermedius
PLANTS: Philadelphus lewisii var. helleri
PLANTS: Philadelphus lewisii var. gordonianus
PLANTS: Philadelphus lewisii var. ellipticus
PLANTS: Philadelphus lewisii var. angustifolius
PLANTS: Philadelphus lewisii var. platyphyllus
TJM2 + PLANTS: Philadelphus lewisii ssp. gordonianus
TJM2: Philadelphus lewisii ssp. californicus
More information about  Philadelphus lewisii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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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