Taxon  Report   8215    
Vancouveria planipetala  Calloni
Inside out flower,  Redwood insideout flower, Redwood ivy
Vancouveria planipetala
© 2013 Robert Sikora
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Vancouveria planipetala
© 2009 Terry Dye
Vancouveria planipetala
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Vancouveria planipetala, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Vancouveria planipetala
© 2018 George Osner
Genus: Vancouveria
Communities: Redwood Forest

Serpentine affinity: 1.7; (weak indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Vancouveria parviflora
More information about  Vancouveria planipetala
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 18, 2019).