Taxon  Report   1049 
Balsamorhiza hookeri  Nutt.
Hooker's balsam root,  Hooker's balsamroot
Balsamorhiza hookeri
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
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Balsamorhiza hookeri
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie
Balsamorhiza hookeri
© 2003 Penn Martin II
Balsamorhiza hookeri, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Balsamorhiza hookeri
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Genus: Balsamorhiza
Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2: Balsamorhiza macrolepis var. platylepis
More information about  Balsamorhiza hookeri
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Jan 23, 2018).

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