Difference between revisions of "Sidalacea nelsoniana"

From Puget Prairie Plants
(Description)
(Bloom Period)
Line 22: Line 22:
  
 
==Bloom Period==
 
==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==
 
==Distribution==
 
==Habitat==
 
==Habitat==

Revision as of 21:13, 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

Habitat

Uses

Propagation

Photo Gallery

References