Calflora
Taxon  Report   2713    
Dicentra nevadensis  Eastw.
Sierra bleeding heart,  Tulare county bleeding heart
Dicentra nevadensis
© 2005 Aaron Schusteff
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Dicentra nevadensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Dicentra nevadensis
© Charles Webber 1998 California Academy of Sciences
Family: PAPAVERACEAE  
Genus: Dicentra
Communities: Subalpine Forest

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Habitat: openings

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Dicentra formosa ssp. nevadensis
More information about  Dicentra nevadensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (DINE)

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Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).