Taxon  Report   6039    
Paeonia brownii  Douglas
Brown's peony,  Mountain peony, Western paeony
Paeonia brownii
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Paeonia brownii
© 2015 John Schmidt
Paeonia brownii
© 2018 Elizabeth Brusati
Paeonia brownii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Interactive Distribution Map

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Paeonia brownii
© 2016 Ray Gill
Genus: Paeonia
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Paeonia brownii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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 17, 2019).