Taxon  Report   7562    
Sidalcea keckii  Wiggins
Keck's checkerbloom
Sidalcea keckii
© 2010 Chris Winchell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Sidalcea keckii
© 2012 Wendy Fisher
Sidalcea keckii
© 2010 Chris Winchell
Sidalcea keckii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the Federal Government as Endangered .

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Sidalcea keckii
© 2000 Chuck Peck
Genus: Sidalcea
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland

Serpentine affinity: 3; (strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Sidalcea keckii
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

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 16, 2019).