Calflora
Taxon  Report   5451    
Mertensia bella  Piper
Beautiful bluebells,  Oregon lungwort
Mertensia bella, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(5 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Mertensia
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

 
More information about  Mertensia bella
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MEBE)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2019).