Scientific Name

Paeonia californica Nutt.

Family

Paeoniaceae

General

CI

      The very distictive plant was observed only once on CI habitats, in the shelter of a large rock on a north facing slope.

 

References

More on this species at Calflora

The Jepson Manual (2012:  978, Paeoniaceae by Fosiée Tahbaz)

Dale (2000:  146).

McAuley (1996:  445).

 

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 Paeonia californica on hillside to south of University Glen, CI (7 March 2013).

 

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 Paeonia californica on hillside to south of University Glen, CI (7 March 2013).

 

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 Paeonia californica on hillside to south of University Glen, CI (7 March 2013).

 

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Paeonia californica on hillside to south of University Glen, CI.  This flower is missing several of its large red petals (7 March 2013).

 

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 Paeonia californica on hillside to south of University Glen, CI.  This flower is missing several of its large red petals (7 March 2013).