Taxon  Report   6535    
Piperia transversa  Suksd.
Mountain piperia,  Royal rein orchid
Piperia transversa
© 2004 Susanna Danner
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Piperia transversa
© 2015 jamie smith
Piperia transversa
© 2015 jamie smith
Piperia transversa, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Piperia transversa
© 2018 Ken Hickman
Genus: Piperia
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Piperia transversa
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

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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).