Page author: David Giblin
Sidalcea virgata
virgate checkerbloom

Distribution: Known only from Thurston County in Washington; Thurston County, WA and then Yamhill County, Oregon south along West Cascades to California.

Habitat: Moist prairies and meadows at low elevations.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Threatened in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Sidalcea virgata Howell
Publication: Fl. N.W. Amer. 1: 101. 1897.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Sidalcea malviflora (DC.) A. Gray ex Benth. ssp. virgata (Howell) C.L. Hitchc. [KZ99]
Sidalcea malviflora (DC.) A. Gray ex Benth. var. virgata (Howell) Dimling
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Sidalcea virgata in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Sidalcea virgata checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Sidalcea virgata atlas page.

CalPhotos: Sidalcea virgata photos.

USDA Plants: Sidalcea virgata information.

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