Taxon  Report   4917    
Listera convallarioides  (Sw.) Nutt.
Broad leaved tway blade,  Broad lipped twayblade, Broadlipped twayblade, Twayblade
Listera convallarioides
© 2009 Barry Rice
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Listera convallarioides
© 2015 Barry Rice
Listera convallarioides
© 2011 Steve Matson
Listera convallarioides, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Listera convallarioides
© 2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Genus: Listera
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Neottia convallarioides
PLANTS: Ophrys convallarioides
More information about  Listera convallarioides
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

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 17, 2019).