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Piperia cooperi
Piperia cooperi
Alaska Bogorchid
Photographer: Victoria Marshall

ID: 0000 0000 0505 1520 (2005-05-20)

Copyright © 2005 Victoria Marshall

  • date of photo  Apr 18, 2004
  • latitude 32.97742   longitude -116.96184   max error distance 1068 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Iron Mountain Trail (San Diego County, California, US)
  • family Orchidaceae
  • plant community   Found in a post-burn area.
  • notes   This was the only plant of its kind in the area. It was near an ephemeral stream.
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Alaska Bogorchid, Alaska Rein Orchid, Alaska Reinorchid, Piperia de Alaska, Alaskan Rein-orchid, PipĂ©rie D'unalaska, Slender-spire Orchid (ITIS )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Randall Morgan    Jul 15, 2015

    Action: changed name from "Piperia unalascensis" to "Piperia cooperi "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "thick stem, distinctive lip & petal shape, rel low-elevation open habitat, spring-flowering; a rare S. Cal. species"

    Using this photo   The thumbnail photo (128x192 pixels) on this page may be freely used for personal or academic purposes without prior permission under the Fair Use provisions of US copyright law as long as the photo is clearly credited with © 2005 Victoria Marshall. For other uses, or if you have questions, contact Victoria Marshall v60marshall[AT] (Replace the [AT] with the @ symbol before sending an email.)


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