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Sandbergia perplexa
puzzling halimolobos

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington, where known only from Douglas County; disjunct in central Washington, otherwise to western Idaho to southwestern Montana.

Habitat: Sagebrush desert, typically on lithosol.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Endangered in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Sandbergia perplexa (L.F. Hend.) Al-Shehbaz
Publication: Harvard Pap. Bot. 12: 426. 2007.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Halimolobos perplexa (L.F. Hend.) Rollins, orthographic variant [HC]
Halimolobos perplexa (L.F. Hend.) Rollins var. lemhiensis C.L. Hitchc., orthographic variant [HC]
Halimolobos perplexa (L.F. Hend.) Rollins var. perplexa, orthographic variant [HC, Rollins 1993a]
Sisymbrium perplexum L.F. Hend.
Sophia perplexa (L.F. Hend.) Rydb.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Sandbergia perplexa in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Sandbergia perplexa checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Sandbergia perplexa atlas page.

CalPhotos: Sandbergia perplexa photos.

USDA Plants: Sandbergia perplexa information.

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