Taxon  Report   6534 
Piperia michaelii  (E. Greene) Rydb.
Michael's piperia,  Michael's rein orchid
Piperia michaelii
© 2000 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org
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Piperia michaelii
© 2014 Aaron Schusteff
Piperia michaelii
© 2003 Doreen L. Smith
Piperia michaelii, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Piperia michaelii
© 2005 Doreen L. Smith
Family: ORCHIDACEAE  
Genus: Piperia
Communities:
Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Habitat: coastal [CNPS Inventory]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Habenaria michaelii
CNPS + PLANTS: Piperia elongata ssp. michaelii
More information about  Piperia michaelii
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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 06, 2016).

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