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==Distribution==
 
==Distribution==
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Regional endemic; southern Benton County, Oregon,
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north to Lewis County, Washington, and from central Linn County,
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Oregon, west to just west of the crest of the Coast Range. In WA
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it occurs in the Olympic Peninsula and Southwest Washington
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physiographic province.
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==Habitat==
 
==Habitat==
 
==Uses==
 
==Uses==

Revision as of 22:14, 13 May 2012

Taxonomy

  • Kingdom - Plantae– Plants
  • Subkingdom - Tracheobionta– Vascular plants
  • Superdivision - Spermatophyta– Seed plants
  • Division - Magnoliophyta– Flowering plants
  • Class - Magnoliopsida– Dicotyledons
  • Subclass - Dilleniidae
  • Order - Malvales
  • Family - Malvaceae– Mallow family
  • Genus - Sidalcea A. Gray– checkerbloom
  • Species - Sidalcea nelsoniana Piper– Nelson's checkerbloom

Description

Perennial herb with a stout taproot and short woodstock, stems 16 to 40 inches tall, glabrous to hirsute with short appressed simple hairs; racemes spikelike but elongate and open, many-flowered, the pedicels usually about 1/8 inch long; calyx 1/8 to 1/4 inch long, usually purplish-tinged, subglabrous to fairly thickly pubescent with tiny stellae; petals 1/4 to 5/8 inch long, pinkish-lavender.

Bloom Period

Flowering can occur as early as mid-May and extend into September, depending on weather and site conditions. Fruits have been observed as early as mid-June and as late as mid-October.

Distribution

Regional endemic; southern Benton County, Oregon, north to Lewis County, Washington, and from central Linn County, Oregon, west to just west of the crest of the Coast Range. In WA it occurs in the Olympic Peninsula and Southwest Washington physiographic province.

Habitat

Uses

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