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Pyrola picta
Pyrola picta
Photographer: William R. Hewlett
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 8266 3261 0951 0005 (1999-11-22)

Copyright © 1999 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Jun 30, 1975
  • latitude 39.25917   longitude -120.29583   max error distance 1612 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • georeferencing remarks unclear why "Cedars" is included, adjusted uncertainty according to elevation
  • location   Cedars, high on slopes of Anderson Pk., 8000' (Placer County, California, US)
  • family Ericaceae
  • notes   Tobacco Brush
  • CalAcademy slide #   WH 133
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by CalPhotos Staff    Jun 2, 2001

    Action: changed name from "Ceanothus velutinus" to "Pyrola sp. "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "This photograph is not Ceanothus velutinus, but rather a genus in the


    2. Reviewed by keir morse    Nov 17, 2006

    Action: changed name from "Pyrola sp." to "Pyrola picta "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "White veins on leaf"

    3. Reviewed by Thomas Stoughton    Sep 8, 2013

    Action: ID confirmed

    Reviewer's comments:
         "This is Pyrola picta based upon leaf morphology."

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