Taxon  Report   8213    
Vancouveria chrysantha  Greene
Golden inside out flower,  Golden vancouveria, Siskiyou inside out flower, Yellow vancouvaria
Vancouveria chrysantha
© 2005 Hartmut Wisch
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Vancouveria chrysantha
© 2008 Norman Jensen
Vancouveria chrysantha
© 2015 John Doyen
Vancouveria chrysantha, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, Oregon.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Vancouveria chrysantha
© 2005 Hartmut Wisch
Genus: Vancouveria
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 6.2; (strict endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Vancouveria chrysantha
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 21, 2019).