Balsamorhiza macrophylla

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Balsamorhiza macrophylla


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Heliantheae
Subtribus: Engelmanniinae
Genus: Balsamorhiza
Species: Balsamorhiza macrophylla


Balsamorhiza macrophylla Nutt., Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc. ser. 2, 7:350 (1840).


  • Heterotypic
    • Balsamorhiza hookeri var. idahoensis (W.M.Sharp) Cronquist, Vasc. Pl. Pacif. N.W. 5: 103 (1955).
    • Balsamorhiza macrophylla var. idahoensis W.M.Sharp Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 136 (1935).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Northwestern USA
      • USA (Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


  • Nuttall, T. 1840. Descriptions of new species and genera of plants in the natural order of the Compositae, collected in a tour across the continent to the Pacific, a residence in Oregon, and a visit to the Sandwich Islands and upper California, during the years 1834 and 1835. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, held at Philadelphia, for promoting useful knowledge, n.s.[new series][ser. 2], 7: 283–453. BHL Reference page


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Cutleaf balsamroot
español: Bálsamo de hoja cortada
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