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Sidalcea oregana (Oregon checkerbloom)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Sidalcea oregana

Sidalcea oregana (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray

Oregon Checkerbloom

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)



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


From the Image Gallery

3 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple


USA: CA , ID , MT , NV , NY , OR , UT , WA , WY

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

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.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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