Balsamorhiza deltoidea Nutt.
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: BADE2
A plant of woodland openings and open hillsides from California north to British Columbia, where it is listed as an endangered species due to habitat destruction and is found only on the southern shore of Vancouver Island. It does best where fires occur rather regularly; modern suppression of fire has reduced favorable habitat for it.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Crenate , Dentate
Leaf Apex: Acute
Leaf Base: Cordate , Sagittate
Fruit Type: Achene
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
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Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Balsamorhiza deltoidea in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Balsamorhiza deltoidea in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2011-02-09
Research By: TWC Staff