Taxon  Report   6529 
Piperia candida  R. Morgan & J. Ackerman
White flowered rein orchid,  Whiteflower rein orchid
Piperia candida
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
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Piperia candida
© 2015 Adrienne Simmons
Piperia candida
© 2015 Adrienne Simmons
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
Family: ORCHIDACEAE  
Genus: Piperia
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.2 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Piperia candida
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (PICA13)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 10, 2016).

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