Calflora
Taxon  Report   2594    
Cypripedium californicum  A. Gray
California lady's slipper
Cypripedium californicum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and Oregon.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   CNPS Inventory
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(278 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: ORCHIDACEAE  
Genus: Cypripedium
Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 4.5; (broad endemic)

Habitat: riparian, streambanks, seeps, bogs/fens

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

 
More information about  Cypripedium californicum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYCA4)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 28, 2020).