Calflora
Taxon  Report   11852    
Mitellastra caulescens  (Nutt.) Howell
Leafy-stemmed mitrewort
Mitellastra caulescens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Mitella caulescens
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: SAXIFRAGACEAE  
Genus: Mitellastra
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Mitella caulescens

Alternate Names:
JEF: Mitella caulescens
More information about  Mitellastra caulescens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MICA5)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 19, 2019).