Calflora
Taxon  Report   7579    
Sidalcea oregana  (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray  ssp. spicata  (Regel) C. L. Hitchc.
Oregon checker mallow,  Oregon checkerbloom, Spicate checker mallow
Sidalcea oregana ssp. spicata
© 2014 Neal Kramer
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Sidalcea oregana ssp. spicata
© 2018 Chico Hiking Association
Sidalcea oregana ssp. spicata
© 2002 George W. Hartwell
Sidalcea oregana ssp. spicata, 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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Sidalcea oregana ssp. spicata
© 2016 mark kircher
Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Sidalcea
Parent: Sidalcea oregana
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Sidalcea oregana var. spicata
PLANTS: Sidalcea setosa ssp. querceta
PLANTS: Sidalcea spicata var. tonsa
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More information about  Sidalcea oregana ssp. spicata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (SIORS)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).