Calflora
Taxon  Report   2715    
Dicentra pauciflora  S. Watson
Few flowered bleeding heart,  Shorthorn steer's head
Dicentra pauciflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and Oregon.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: PAPAVERACEAE  
Genus: Dicentra

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Serpentine affinity: 2.2; (weak indicator)

Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Dicentra pauciflora
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (DIPA)


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: Jul 02, 2020).