Taxon  Report   2333    
Corallorhiza trifida  Chätel.
Northern coral root,  Yellow coralroot
Corallorhiza trifida
© 2014 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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Corallorhiza trifida
© 2014 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Corallorhiza trifida
© 2014 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Corallorhiza trifida, a monocot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Corallorhiza trifida
© 2016 Jason Matthias Mills
Genus: Corallorhiza
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: meadows, edges

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Corallorhiza corallorhiza
PLANTS: Corallorhiza trifida var. verna
PLANTS: Corallorrhiza corallorrhiza
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More information about  Corallorhiza trifida
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 16, 2019).