Calflora
Taxon  Report   9702    
Aruncus dioicus  (Walter) Fernald  var. acuminatus  (Rydb.) H. Hara
Bride's feathers
Aruncus dioicus var. acuminatus
© 2013 John Doyen
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Aruncus dioicus var. acuminatus
© 2018 Matt C. Berger
Aruncus dioicus var. acuminatus
© 2018 Matt C. Berger
Aruncus dioicus var. acuminatus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Aruncus dioicus var. acuminatus
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Aruncus
Parent: Aruncus dioicus
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Aruncus acuminatus
PLANTS: Aruncus sylvester ssp. acuminatus
ICPN: Aruncus dioicus var. pubescens
More information about  Aruncus dioicus var. acuminatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARDIA)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2018).