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Bensoniella oregona

Bensoniella oregona (Abrams & Bacig.) Morton

Oregon Bensoniella

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage family)

Synonym(s): Bensonia oregona, Bensoniella oregana


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 18 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


Native Habitat: Wet meadows, bogs, shady fir forests.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Bensoniella oregona in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Bensoniella oregona in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Bensoniella oregona


Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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