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Romanzoffia sitchensis

Romanzoffia sitchensis Bong.

Sitka Mistmaiden, Sitka Romanzoffia

Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: White with yellow throat.


USA: AK , CA , ID , MT , OR , WA
Canada: AB , BC
Native Habitat: Wet cliffs and ledges, usually at middle to high elevations in mountains, but descending to near sea level in the Columbia River Gorge.

National Wetland Indicator Status

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 62 - Burke Herbarium Image Collection (2020) University of Washington
Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-05-11
Research By: CBR

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