Taxon  Report   6535 
Piperia transversa  Suksd.
Mountain piperia,  Royal rein orchid
Piperia transversa
© 2009 Vernon Smith
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Piperia transversa
© 2009 Vernon Smith
Piperia transversa
© 2015 Aaron Schusteff
Piperia transversa, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Piperia transversa
© 2004 Susanna Danner
Genus: Piperia
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Piperia transversa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

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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: Feb 23, 2018).

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