Taxon  Report   6040    
Paeonia californica  Nutt.
California peony
Paeonia californica
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Paeonia californica
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Paeonia californica
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
Paeonia californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Paeonia californica
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Genus: Paeonia
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Paeonia brownii ssp. californica
More information about  Paeonia californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).