Taxon  Report   8887    
Balsamorhiza lanata  (W. M. Sharp) W. A. Weber
Woolly balsamroot
Balsamorhiza lanata
© 2015 John Doyen
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Balsamorhiza lanata
© 2016 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Balsamorhiza lanata
© 2004 Penn Martin II
Balsamorhiza lanata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Balsamorhiza lanata
© 2019 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Genus: Balsamorhiza
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


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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 22, 2019).