Taxon  Report   10425 
Trautvetteria caroliniensis  (Walter) Vail
Carolina bugbane
Trautvetteria caroliniensis
© 2007 Dianne Fristrom
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Trautvetteria caroliniensis
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Trautvetteria caroliniensis
© 2013 John Doyen
Trautvetteria caroliniensis, a dicot, 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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Trautvetteria caroliniensis
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Trautvetteria
Red Fir Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Trautvetteria grandis
ICPN: Trautvetteria caroliniensis var. occidentalis
More information about  Trautvetteria caroliniensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 23, 2018).

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