Taxon  Report   2617    
Darmera peltata  (Torr. ex Benth.) Voss
Indian rhubarb,  Umbrella plant
Darmera peltata
© 2006 David McClurg
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Darmera peltata
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Darmera peltata
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Darmera peltata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Darmera peltata
© 2017 Barry Rice
Genus: Darmera
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Peltiphyllum peltatum
PLANTS: Saxifraga peltata
More information about  Darmera peltata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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 23, 2019).