Taxon  Report   10396    
Streptopus amplexifolius  (L.) DC.
Claspleaf twistedstalk
Streptopus amplexifolius
© 2008 George W. Hartwell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Streptopus amplexifolius
© 2008 George W. Hartwell
Streptopus amplexifolius
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Streptopus amplexifolius, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Streptopus amplexifolius
© 2011 Steve Matson
Genus: Streptopus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Streptopus amplexifolius
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).