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Piperia elegans
coast piperia Orchid Family
Piperia elegans Orchidaceae
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common names
  coast piperia
  elegant piperia
accepted scientific name
  Piperia elegans (Lindl.) Rydb.
rules for finding collection records
  Habenaria elegans (50)
  Habenaria greenei (13)
  Piperia elegans (497)
  Piperia maritima (22)
  Platanthera elegans (53)
  exclude Piperia elegans elata
family name
  Orchidaceae
Image Author: ©2010 Dan And Raymond "Native Orchids"
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals, Irregularly shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.2 inches
Leaf: Basal
Plant Observed 2nd week of May thru 1st week of October

How Likely at this Location (23%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (65)
Wikimedia Commons (22)
Paul Slichter (10)
R.L.Carr (17)
G.D.Carr (6)
Snowbirdpix (4)
Jay Sullivan (1)
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