Species Details

Balsamorhiza lanata

woolly balsamroot

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Photo of Balsamorhiza lanata
© 2015 John Doyen
Photo of Balsamorhiza lanata
© 2015 John Doyen
Photo of Balsamorhiza lanata
© 2020 John Doyen
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jun
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Elevation:
800 - 1895 meters
2625 - 6215 feet
General Habitats:
  • Cismontane woodland
Microhabitat Details:
Microhabitat:
  • Rocky
  • Volcanic
Notes:
Known only from the area of Shasta and Scott valleys. Possibly threatened by grazing, non-native plants, and road maintenance. See B. hookeri var. lanata in The Jepson Manual. See Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 22:130 (1935) for original description, and Phytologia 85(1):19-21 (1998) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Threat List Total: 10
Total EOs % of EOs
EOs with Threat Listed: 21 48 %
THREAT LIST:
Road/trail construction/maint. 14 31%
Grazing 6 13%
Development 4 9%
Logging 2 4%
Non-native plant impacts 2 4%
Total Occurrences: 44
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
6 14 7 1 0 16
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 24
Recent <=20 Years 20
Presence:
Presumed Extant 44
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Siskiyou (SIS), Trinity (TRI)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Callahan (4112237), China Mtn. (4112245), City of Mount Shasta (4112233), Gazelle Mtn. (4112246), Juniper Flat (4112253), Lake Shastina (4112254), Little Shasta (4112264), McConaughy Gulch (4112247), Montague (4112265), Mount Eddy (4112234), Mumbo Basin (4112225), Penoyar (4112261), Seven Lakes Basin (4112224), Weed (4112244), Yreka (4112266)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.
Presumed Extant
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