Taxon  Report   1047    
Balsamorhiza deltoidea  Nutt.
Balsam deltoid,  Deltoid balsam root, Deltoid balsamroot
Balsamorhiza deltoidea
© 1998 John Game
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Balsamorhiza deltoidea
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Balsamorhiza deltoidea
© 2007 Shawn DeCew
Balsamorhiza deltoidea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Balsamorhiza deltoidea
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Genus: Balsamorhiza
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Balsamorhiza deltoidea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).