Taxon  Report   1052    
Balsamorhiza macrolepis  W. M. Sharp  var. macrolepis   
(no longer an active name; please see Balsamorhiza macrolepis)
Big scale balsamroot,  California balsamroot
Balsamorhiza macrolepis var. macrolepis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Serpentine affinity: 2.5; (strong indicator)

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF + CNPS other name:
Balsamorhiza macrolepis

NOTE: Balsamorhiza macrolepis var. macrolepis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Balsamorhiza macrolepis var. macrolepis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2020).