Calflora
Taxon  Report   6101    
Pedicularis contorta  Benth.
Coiled lousewort,  Curved beak lousewort
Pedicularis contorta, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Oregon, Washingtom.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: OROBANCHACEAE  
Genus: Pedicularis
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: meadows, bogs/fens

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Pedicularis contorta var. contorta
More information about  Pedicularis contorta
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (PECO)


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: Aug 20, 2019).