Taxon  Report   6934    
Pterospora andromedea  Nutt.
Pine drops,  Woodland pinedrops
Pterospora andromedea
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
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Pterospora andromedea
© 2018 Mary Conway
Pterospora andromedea
© 2014 Dee Warenycia
Pterospora andromedea, a dicot, is a perennial herb (parasitic) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Pterospora andromedea
© 2018 Mary Conway
Genus: Pterospora
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Pterospora andromedea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 17, 2019).