Taxon  Report   6956    
Pyrola asarifolia  Michx.
Bog wintergreen,  Liverleaf wintergreen
Pyrola asarifolia
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Pyrola asarifolia
© 2015 Ron Wolf
Pyrola asarifolia
© 2015 Ron Wolf
Pyrola asarifolia, 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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Pyrola asarifolia
© 2017 David popp
Genus: Pyrola
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Prairie, Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Red Fir Forest

Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Pyrola asarifolia
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 18, 2019).