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Listera cordata  (L.) R. Br.  var. nephrophylla  (Rydb.) Hultén

(not an active name)

Heartleaf twayblade
Listera cordata var. nephrophylla is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Listera cordata
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Parent: Listera cordata
Genus: Listera
Family: Orchidaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Monocot
Jepson eFlora section: monocot

Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: bogs/fens

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSListera cordata ssp. nephrophylla
PLANTSListera nephrophylla
PLANTSNeottia nephrophylla
JEF + CNPSListera cordata
More information about  Listera cordata var. nephrophylla
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

BONAP Distribution Map

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 09/28/2022).