Taxon  Report   9470 
Platanthera yosemitensis  A. Colwell, C. Sheviak, and P. Moore
Yosemite bog orchid
Platanthera yosemitensis
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Platanthera yosemitensis
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Platanthera yosemitensis, 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 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Platanthera yosemitensis
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Platanthera
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS
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TJM2: Platanthera hyperborea var. purpurascens
TJM2: Platanthera purpurascens
More information about  Platanthera yosemitensis
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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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: Nov 24, 2017).

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