Calflora
Taxon  Report   3951    
Goodyera oblongifolia  Raf.
Rattlesnake plantain,  Western rattlesnake plantain
Goodyera oblongifolia, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
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Bloom Period
Family: ORCHIDACEAE  
Genus: Goodyera

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Goodyera decipiens
PLANTS: Goodyera oblongifolia var. reticulata
PLANTS: Peramium decipiens
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More information about  Goodyera oblongifolia

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: Sep 18, 2020).