Taxon  Report   1048    
Balsamorhiza hirsuta  Nutt.
Hairy balsam root
Balsamorhiza hirsuta
© 2002 Dean Wm. Taylor
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Balsamorhiza hirsuta, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Genus: Balsamorhiza
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hirsuta

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hirsuta
ICPN: Balsamorhiza hookeri var. neglecta
More information about  Balsamorhiza hirsuta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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