Taxon  Report   11025    
Pityopus californicus  (Eastw.) H. F. Copel.
no common name found
Pityopus californicus
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Pityopus californicus
© 2009 Barry Rice
Pityopus californicus
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Pityopus californicus, a dicot, is a perennial herb (mycoparasitic) that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Pityopus californicus
© 1981 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Genus: Pityopus
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

More information about  Pityopus californicus
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

Search (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).