Taxon  Report   7782    
Stenanthium occidentale  A. Gray
Western featherbells,  Western stenanthium
Stenanthium occidentale
© 2003 Norman Jensen
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Stenanthium occidentale
© 2010 Kjirsten Wayman
Stenanthium occidentale
© 2013 John Doyen
Stenanthium occidentale, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Stenanthium occidentale
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Stenanthium
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Anticlea occidentalis
PLANTS: Stenanthella occidentalis
More information about  Stenanthium occidentale
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 16, 2019).