Taxon  Report   9148    
Listera cordata  (L.) R. Br.  var. nephrophylla  (Rydb.) Hultén  
(no longer an active name; please see Listera cordata)
Heartleaf twayblade
Listera cordata var. nephrophylla, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Listera cordata
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Bloom Period
Genus: Listera
Parent: Listera cordata

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

Habitat: bogs/fens

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Freshwater Wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF + CNPS other name:
Listera cordata

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Listera cordata ssp. nephrophylla
PLANTS: Listera nephrophylla
PLANTS: Neottia nephrophylla
NOTE: Listera cordata var. nephrophylla is no longer an active name.
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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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 28, 2021).