Taxon  Report   2330    
Corallorhiza mertensiana  Bong.
Merten's coral root,  Pacific coralroot
Corallorhiza mertensiana
© 2011 Steve Matson
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Corallorhiza mertensiana
© 2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Corallorhiza mertensiana
© 2010 Keir Morse
Corallorhiza mertensiana, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Corallorhiza mertensiana
© 2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Genus: Corallorhiza
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Corallorhiza maculata ssp. mertensiana
PLANTS: Corallorrhiza maculata ssp. mertensiana
PLANTS: Corallorrhiza mertensiana
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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 20, 2019).