Calflora
Taxon  Report   3020    
Epipactis gigantea  Douglas
Giant helleborine,  Stream orchid, Stream orchis
Epipactis gigantea, 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: Epipactis
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Epipactis gigantea f. rubrifolia
More information about  Epipactis gigantea
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (EPGI)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2019).