Calflora
Taxon  Report   8887    
Balsamorhiza lanata  (W. M. Sharp) W. A. Weber
Woolly balsamroot
Balsamorhiza lanata
© 2015 John Doyen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Balsamorhiza lanata
© 2007 Allison Carver
Balsamorhiza lanata
© 2015 John Doyen
Balsamorhiza lanata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Balsamorhiza lanata
© 2004 Penn Martin II
Communities: Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lanata
More information about  Balsamorhiza lanata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (BALA8)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 19, 2018).

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