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|Family: Orchidaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Piperia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Piperia cooperi (S. Watson) Rydb.
Habit: Plant 14--90 cm. Leaf: basal 8--20(27) cm, 8--31 mm wide. Inflorescence: 3--56 cm, open, axis <= peduncle. Flower: fragrance honey-like; perianth green; upper sepal ascending to pointed forward, lateral spreading to ascending; lip 1.6--4 mm, deltate-ovate, flat, +- straight, spur 2.5--9 mm, pointed back or down. Chromosomes: n=21.
Ecology: Generally dry sites, scrub, chaparral, woodland, forest; Elevation: < 1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo, s ChI (Santa Catalina Island), SnGb, PR; Distribution Outside California: Baja California. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: James D. Ackerman & Robert Lauri
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Piperia colemanii
Next taxon: Piperia elegans
Citation for this treatment: James D. Ackerman & Robert Lauri 2017. Piperia cooperi, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=76517, accessed on January 22, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 22, 2017.