Taxon  Report   6098    
Pedicularis attollens  A. Gray
Attol lousewort,  Little elephant head, Little elephant's head
Pedicularis attollens
© 2008 Ron Wolf
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Pedicularis attollens
© 2009 Keir Morse
Pedicularis attollens
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Pedicularis attollens, 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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Pedicularis attollens
© 2011 James M. Andre
Genus: Pedicularis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Pedicularis attollens ssp. attollens
More information about  Pedicularis attollens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 19, 2019).