Taxon  Report   7638 
Sisyrinchium idahoense  E. P. Bicknell
Idaho blue eyed grass
Sisyrinchium idahoense
© 2011 Dan Shimmon
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Sisyrinchium idahoense
© 2012 Barry Rice
Sisyrinchium idahoense
© 2011 Robert F Norris
Sisyrinchium idahoense, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Sisyrinchium idahoense
© 2010 Keir Morse
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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This plant is available commercially.
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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: Jul 22, 2018).

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