Taxon  Report   6108    
Pedicularis racemosa  Douglas ex Benth.
Leafy lousewort,  Sickletop lousewort
Pedicularis racemosa
© 2010 Keir Morse
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Pedicularis racemosa
© 2013 Trent M. Draper
Pedicularis racemosa
© 2013 John Doyen
Pedicularis racemosa, 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 racemosa
© 2007 Dianne Fristrom
Genus: Pedicularis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Pedicularis racemosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 21, 2019).