Balsamorhiza lanata
Common Name: woolly balsamroot
Family: Asteraceae
Synonyms: Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lanata
Element Code: PDAST11047
Full Name: Balsamorhiza lanata (W.M. Sharp) W.A. Weber

2007 Allison Carver
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 44
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    6 14 7 1 0 16
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    8 36
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    44 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Known only from the area of Shasta and Scott valleys. Possibly threatened by grazing, non-native plants, and road maintenance. See B. hookeri var. lanata in The Jepson Manual. See Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 22:130 (1935) for original description, and Phytologia 85(1):19-21 (1998) for revised nomenclature.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1994-01-01
  • Last Update: 2010-03-15
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 800 - 1895 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Siskiyou (SIS),  Trinity (TRI)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Seven Lakes Basin (682B) 41122B4,  Mumbo Basin (683A) 41122B5,  Weed (699B) 41122D4,  Mount Eddy (699C) 41122C4,  City of Mount Shasta (699D) 41122C3,  China Mtn. (700A) 41122D5,  Gazelle Mtn. (700B) 41122D6,  McConaughy Gulch (701A) 41122D7,  Callahan (701D) 41122C7,  Penoyar (715A) 41122F1,  Little Shasta (716B) 41122F4,  Lake Shastina (716C) 41122E4,  Juniper Flat (716D) 41122E3,  Montague (717A) 41122F5,  Yreka (717B) 41122F6,  Gazelle (717D) 41122E5
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1587
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website [accessed ].

41122B4=Seven Lakes Basin (682B) 41122B4;41122B5=Mumbo Basin (683A) 41122B5;41122D4=Weed (699B) 41122D4;41122C4=Mount Eddy (699C) 41122C4;41122C3=City of Mount Shasta (699D) 41122C3;41122D5=China Mtn. (700A) 41122D5;41122D6=Gazelle Mtn. (700B) 41122D6;41122D7=McConaughy Gulch (701A) 41122D7;41122C7=Callahan (701D) 41122C7;41122F1=Penoyar (715A) 41122F1;41122F4=Little Shasta (716B) 41122F4;41122E4=Lake Shastina (716C) 41122E4;41122E3=Juniper Flat (716D) 41122E3;41122F5=Montague (717A) 41122F5;41122F6=Yreka (717B) 41122F6;41122E5=Gazelle (717D) 41122E5