Calflora
Taxon  Report   674    
Aristolochia californica  Torr.
California pipe vine,  California pipevine, Dutchman's pipe, Dutchmans pipe
Aristolochia californica
© 2018 Michael Jones
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Aristolochia californica
© 2012 Dee Warenycia
Aristolochia californica
© 2009 Barry Rice
Aristolochia californica, a dicot, is a vine or shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Aristolochia californica
© 2018 Pamela Bateman
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Habitat: streambanks

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Isotrema californica
ICPN: Isotrema californicum
More information about  Aristolochia californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARCA10)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).