Taxon  Report   8857 
Piperia elegans  (Lindl.) Rydb  ssp. elegans 
Elegant piperia
Piperia elegans ssp. elegans
© 2004 Dean Wm. Taylor
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Piperia elegans ssp. elegans
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Piperia elegans ssp. elegans
© 2010 Robert Steers
Piperia elegans ssp. elegans, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Piperia elegans ssp. elegans
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Genus: Piperia
Parent Record Piperia elegans
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Habenaria elegans var. maritima
PLANTS: Habenaria elegans
PLANTS: Habenaria greenei
PLANTS: Habenaria maritima
PLANTS: Habenaria unalascensis var. maritima
PLANTS: Piperia maritima
PLANTS: Piperia multiflora
PLANTS: Platanthera unalascensis ssp. maritima
PLANTS: Platanthera unalascensis var. maritima
More information about  Piperia elegans ssp. elegans
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 23, 2017).

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