Taxon  Report   1066    
Bensoniella oregona  (Abrams & Bacig.) C. V. Morton
Bensoniella oregona
© 2010 John Game
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Bensoniella oregona
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor
Bensoniella oregona
© 2003 Norman Jensen
Bensoniella oregona, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Oregon.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Rare .

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Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Bensoniella oregona
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Bensoniella
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: meadows, bogs/fens, openings

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Bensonia oregona
PLANTS: Bensoniella oregana
More information about  Bensoniella oregona
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).