Taxon  Report   6529 
Piperia candida  R. Morgan & J. Ackerman
white flowered rein orchid,  whiteflower rein orchid
Piperia candida, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition
 

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Piperia candida
© 2010 Aaron Schusteff
Piperia candida
© 2002 Scott Peden
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.2 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
Family: ORCHIDACEAE  
Genus: Piperia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Piperia candida  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (PICA13)

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 29, 2015).

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