Calflora
Taxon  Report   5452    
Mertensia ciliata  (Torr.) G. Don
Ciliate lungwort,  Streamside bluebells, Tall fringed bluebells
Mertensia ciliata
© 2009 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Mertensia ciliata, 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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Mertensia ciliata
© 2009 Ron Wolf
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Mertensia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

 
More information about  Mertensia ciliata
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 (MECI3)

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 16, 2018).