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|Family: Ranunculaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Coptis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Coptis laciniata A. Gray
Habit: Plant 11--24 cm; rhizomes or stolons slender, pale brown. Leaf: 3--8, generally 1(2)-ternate; leaflets ovate to triangular, terminal stalked or not, lobes generally 3, deeply, irregularly toothed to cut. Inflorescence: peduncle 5--10 cm, < leaves, in fruit to 25 cm, > leaves; pedicels 1.5--3 cm, elongated in fruit. Flower: sepals 6--11 mm, linear; petals 4--7 mm, claw +- thread-like, limb linear. Fruit: 5--11, stalk 4--7 mm, body 8--13 mm.
Ecology: Wet sites, seeps, streambanks, conifer forest; Elevation: 500--2000 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, w KR; Distribution Outside California: to Washington. Flowering Time: Mar--Apr
eFlora Treatment Author: Bruce A. Ford & Dieter H. Wilken
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Coptis
Next taxon: Delphinium
Citation for this treatment: Bruce A. Ford & Dieter H. Wilken 2017. Coptis laciniata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=20254, accessed on April 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 28, 2017.