Taxon  Report   6934 
Pterospora andromedea  Nutt.
Pine drops,  Woodland pinedrops
Pterospora andromedea
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Pterospora andromedea
© 2006 Steve Matson
Pterospora andromedea
© 2003 Dianne Fristrom
Pterospora andromedea, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Pterospora andromedea
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Genus: Pterospora
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Pterospora andromedea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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: Jan 18, 2018).

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