Calflora
Taxon  Report   1081    
Berula erecta  (Huds.) Coville
Cut leaved water parsnip,  Cutleaf water parsnip, Cutleaf waterparsnip, Water parsnip
Berula erecta
© 2006 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Berula erecta
© 2012 Steve Matson
Berula erecta
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Berula erecta, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Berula erecta
© 2013 Lynn Watson
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Berula
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Berula erecta var. incisa
PLANTS: Berula incisa
PLANTS: Berula pusilla
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More information about  Berula erecta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (BEER)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).