Calflora
Taxon  Report   2596    
Cypripedium montanum  Douglas ex Lindl.
Mountain lady's slipper
Cypripedium montanum
© 2005 Jerry Murray
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cypripedium montanum
© 2013 David popp
Cypripedium montanum
© 2018 Timothy Boomer | WildMacro.com
Cypripedium montanum, a monocot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Cypripedium montanum
© 2012 Spencer Dykstra
Family: ORCHIDACEAE  
Genus: Cypripedium
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

 
More information about  Cypripedium montanum
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYMO2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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 10, 2018).

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