Balsamorhiza hispidula

W. M. Sharp

Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 137, fig. 3, plate 5. 1935.

Endemic
Synonyms: Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hispidula (W. M. Sharp) Cronquist
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 98. Mentioned on page 94.

Plants 6–40 cm. Leaves: blades bright green, narrowly lance-elliptic to lanceolate, (6–) 15–25 (–40) × (3–) 5–9+ cm (1–2-pinnatifid, primary lobes lanceolate to oblanceolate, 10–45 × 2–15 mm, secondary lobes usually divergent, antrorse), bases ± cuneate, ultimate margins usually entire (± revolute and/or thickened, often ciliate), apices acute to attenuate, faces ± hispidulous to hirtellous (glanddotted as well; veins ± scabrous). Heads borne singly. Involucres campanulate to hemispheric 10–25 mm diam. Outer phyllaries lanceolate to linear, 12–20 mm, not surpassing inner, apices acute to attenuate (margins often ciliate). Ray laminae 15–40 mm (abaxially glabrous).


Phenology: Flowering Apr–May.
Habitat: Basalt scablands and desert-steppe areas, juniper and sagebrush scrublands
Elevation: 1800–2500 m

Distribution

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Ariz., Colo., Idaho, Mont., Nev., Oreg., Utah, Wyo.

Discussion

Distribution of Balsamorhiza hispidula is highly disrupted in the southern part of its range.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"broader" is not a number.

... more about "Balsamorhiza hispidula"
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
connate +  and distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lanceolate +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
less corymbiform +  and racemiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
William A. Weber +
W. M. Sharp +
bristlelike +
coroniform +
not corrugated +
cuneate +
compound +  and simple +
25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br /> (40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br />) +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
bright green +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br />) +
narrowly lance-elliptic;lanceolate +
5cm;9cm +
winged;ribbed;winged;ribbed +
tuberculate +  and rugose +
barbellulate +  and barbellate +
yellow +  and orange +
hairy +  and glabrous +
3-4-angled +  and prismatic +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ariz. +, Colo. +, Idaho +, Mont. +, Nev. +, Oreg. +, Utah +  and Wyo. +
1800–2500 m +
less hispidulous +  and hirtellous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Basalt scablands and desert-steppe areas, juniper and sagebrush scrublands +
indeterminate +
homogamous +  and heterogamous +
each +  and sessile +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
campanulate;hemispheric +
alternate +  and opposite +
deltate +
entire +, serrate +  and dentate +
crenate +  and entire +
lanceolate +  and linear +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
Flowering Apr–May. +
8 +  and 20 +
unequal +  and subequal +
Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
appendaged +  and truncate +
hirsutulous +  and glabrous +
papillate +
Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hispidula +
Balsamorhiza hispidula +
Balsamorhiza subg. Balsamorhiza +
species +
cylindric +
cylindric +
shorter to longer than campanulate +
45 cm450 mm <br />0.45 m <br /> (100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br />) +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (45 cm450 mm <br />0.45 m <br />) +