Taxon  Report   9470 
Platanthera yosemitensis  A. Colwell, C. Sheviak, and P. Moore
Yosemite bog orchid
Platanthera yosemitensis
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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.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   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

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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 25, 2018).

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