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Achlys californica
vanilla leaf Berberis/Vancouveria
Achlys californica Berberidaceae
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common names
  vanilla leaf
  deer's foot
  sweet after death
accepted scientific name
  Achlys californica Fukuda & H.G. Baker
rules for finding collection records
  Achlys californica (145)
family name
  Berberidaceae
Image Author: ©1997 Dan Post
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Basal
Plant Observed 3rd week of April thru 3rd week of August

How Likely at this Location (13%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
A. triphylla and A. californica are similar. One way to tell them apart is to count the number of chromosome in a cell. If the number is 12 then the plant is A. triphylla. If the number is 24 the plant is A. californica. If you are unsure, the plant is most likely A. triphylla.
Links to Plant Descriptions
eFloras.org
Jepson
USDA PLANTS profile
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (16)
WTU Herbarium (9)
G.D.Carr (6)
Mt Rainier Photos (1)
base map where plant found
mag select

Forest
Riparian
Disturbed
grid lines base