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Nelson's Checkerbloom (Sidalcea nelsoniana)


Sidalcea Nelsoniana, or more commonly know as Nelson's Checkerbloom, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Sidalcea. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Sidalcea Nelsoniana or Nelson's Checkerbloom's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Oregon and Washington.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Sidalcea
  • Family: Malvaceae
  • Order: Malvales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • Federal T/E Status: Threatened
  • Federal T/E Common Name: Nelson's checkerbloom
  • State T/E Status: OR (T) WA (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: OR (Nelson's checker-mallow) WA (Nelson's checker-mallow)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: NI
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 9(FAC)

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