Taxon  Report   2716    
Dicentra uniflora  Kellogg
Longhorn steer's head,  Steer's head, Steers head
Dicentra uniflora
© 2004 Steve Matson
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Dicentra uniflora
© 2004 Steve Matson
Dicentra uniflora
© 2009 Matt Below
Dicentra uniflora, a dicot, 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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Dicentra uniflora
© 2010 Keir Morse
Genus: Dicentra
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields


Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Dicentra uniflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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).