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|Family: Orchidaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Piperia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Piperia yadonii Rand. Morgan & Ackerman
Habit: Plant 10--50(80) cm. Leaf: basal 10--17 cm, 20--39 mm wide. Inflorescence: (2)5--15(30) cm, dense. Flower: fragrant in daytime, harsh to honey-like; upper sepal green with white margin, +- erect, lower white, midvein faintly green; lateral petals +- erect, sickle-shaped, green, white margins unequal, outer much wider than inner, lip 2.5--5 mm, lance-deltate, pointed down toward spur, white, spur 2.5--5 mm, pointed down.
Ecology: Generally sandy soil or sandstone, coastal scrub, Monterey-pine forest; Elevation: < 150 m. Bioregional Distribution: c CCo (n Monterey Co.). Flowering Time: Jun--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: James D. Ackerman & Robert Lauri
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Piperia unalascensis
Next taxon: Platanthera
Citation for this treatment: James D. Ackerman & Robert Lauri 2017. Piperia yadonii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38361, accessed on January 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 19, 2017.