Calflora
Taxon  Report   9751    
Calypso bulbosa  (L.) Oakes  var. occidentalis  (Holz.) B. Boivin
Fairy slipper
Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: ORCHIDACEAE  
Genus: Calypso
Parent: Calypso bulbosa

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

Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Calypso bulbosa ssp. occidentalis
More information about  Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CABUO)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Mar 29, 2020).