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Paeonia  californica Nutt.   
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FamilyPAEONIACEAE
Genus species var.Paeonia  californica Nutt. 
SynonymsPaeonia brownii ssp. californica (Nutt.) Abrams
 Paeonia brownii var. californica (Nutt.) Lynch
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.MexicoCaliforniaMexico Northwest
grassland and thickets
Altitude0-1500m
Description leaves pinnate, primary segments 3-9, at base not constricted, terminal segments linear to spathulate, acute, margins rose, elliptic
Size35-75cm
Colordark red, purple
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationfresh seed, germ. 3-12 months, 13-16°C
careful division in early spring
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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