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Silky balsamroot (Balsamorhiza sericea)

  • Global Rank: G4 - Apparently Secure
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: CA, OR
  • Nature Serve ID: 153573
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Silky balsamroot (Balsamorhiza sericea) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Silky balsamroot can be found in California, Oregon

Which CPC Partners conserve Silky balsamroot (Balsamorhiza sericea)?

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Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, Rae Selling Berry Seed Bank & Plant Conservation Program holds 1 accessions of Balsamorhiza sericea in orthodox seed collection. We are uncertain as to how many total seeds are in this collection.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Native Plant Society has collected 1 seed accessions of Balsamorhiza sericea from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 55 maternal plants

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Taxon Balsamorhiza sericea
Authority W.A. Weber
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 6083
ITIS 193400
Common Names Silky Balsam-root | Silky Balsamroot
Associated Scientific Names Balsamorhiza sericea
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