Species Details

Balsamorhiza sericea

silky balsamroot

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Scientific Name:
Balsamorhiza sericea W.A. Weber
Common Name:
silky balsamroot
Family: Asteraceae
Element Code: PDAST110C0
USDA Plants Symbol: BASE4
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Apr-May(Jun-Jul)
Elevation:
850 - 2130 meters
2790 - 6990 feet
General Habitat:
  • Lower montane coniferous forest (serpentinite)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
On watch list in OR. See Phytologia 50(5):357-359 (1982) for original description.
Threats:


Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 15
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 4 1 0 0 9
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 6
Recent <=20 Years 9
Presence:
Presumed Extant 15
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), Gazelle Mtn. (4112246), Mount Eddy (4112234), Scott Mountain (4112236), South China Mtn. (4112235), Tangle Blue Lake (4112226)
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.

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Presumed Extant
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