[Balsamroots of Mt. Adams Country]

Hooker's Balsamroot, Hairy Balsamroot

Balsamorhiza hookeri

Synonyms: Balsamorhiza hirsuta, Balsamorhiza hirsuta var. lagocephala, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hirsuta, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hookeri, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lagocephala, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lanata

This is the former Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hookeri

Hooker's Balsamroot: Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hookeri

The photo above shows Hooker's balsamroot at seen in open coniferous woods east of the Mt. Adams Highway...........April 27, 2008.

Hooker's Balsamroot: Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hookeri

Hooker's balsamroot as seen at the southeast corner of Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge............ July 2, 2012.

Hooker's Balsamroot: Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hookeri

The photo above shows Hooker's balsamroot at seen in open coniferous woods east of the Mt. Adams Highway..........May 5, 2007.

Hooker's Balsamroot: Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hookeri

The photo above shows Hooker's balsamroot as seen in open woods along the Yakima-Klickitat County Line to the north of Glenwood, WA.........April 13, 2007.

Flower head of Hooker's Balsamroot: Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hookeri

The photo above shows a close-up of the flower head of Hooker's balsamroot as seen in open woods along the Yakima-Klickitat County Line to the north of Glenwood, WA.........May 6, 2006. Note that each ray flower has two sharply incised notches at its tip.

Involucral bracts of Hooker's Balsamroot: Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hookeri

A view of the involucral bracts of Hooker's balsamroot as seen east of the Mt. Adams Highway........April 13, 2007.

Hooker's Balsamroot, Hairy Balsamroot: Balsamorhiza hookeri (Synonyms: Balsamorhiza hirsuta, Balsamorhiza hirsuta var. lagocephala, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hirsuta, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hookeri, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lagocephala, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lanata) - Involucral bracts of Hooker's Balsamroot, Hairy Balsamroot: Balsamorhiza hookeri (Synonyms: Balsamorhiza hirsuta, Balsamorhiza hirsuta var. lagocephala, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hirsuta, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hookeri, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lagocephala, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lanata)

Hooker's Balsamroot, Hairy Balsamroot: Balsamorhiza hookeri (Synonyms: Balsamorhiza hirsuta, Balsamorhiza hirsuta var. lagocephala, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hirsuta, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hookeri, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lagocephala, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lanata) - Hooker's Balsamroot, Hairy Balsamroot: Balsamorhiza hookeri (Synonyms: Balsamorhiza hirsuta, Balsamorhiza hirsuta var. lagocephala, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hirsuta, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hookeri, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lagocephala, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lanata)

Hooker's Balsamroot, Hairy Balsamroot: Balsamorhiza hookeri (Synonyms: Balsamorhiza hirsuta, Balsamorhiza hirsuta var. lagocephala, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hirsuta, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hookeri, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lagocephala, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lanata)

Hooker's balsamroot as seen in fields along the wildlife area access road to the west of Grayback Mountain Road, Klickitat Wildlife Area.........April 26, 2016.

Hooker's Balsamroot: Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hookeri

Hooker's balsamroot as seen at the boundary between coniferous forest and wetland meadow near Lakeside Road in Conboy Lake NWR..........April 30, 2009.

Hooker's Balsamroot, Hairy Balsamroot: Balsamorhiza hookeri (Synonyms: Balsamorhiza hirsuta, Balsamorhiza hirsuta var. lagocephala, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hirsuta, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hookeri, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lagocephala, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lanata) - Hooker's Balsamroot, Hairy Balsamroot: Balsamorhiza hookeri (Synonyms: Balsamorhiza hirsuta, Balsamorhiza hirsuta var. lagocephala, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hirsuta, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hookeri, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lagocephala, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lanata)

Hooker's Balsamroot, Hairy Balsamroot: Balsamorhiza hookeri (Synonyms: Balsamorhiza hirsuta, Balsamorhiza hirsuta var. lagocephala, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hirsuta, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. hookeri, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lagocephala, Balsamorhiza hookeri var. lanata)

Hooker's balsamroot (former var. hookeri) as in open woods along the Yakima-Klickitat County Line to the north of Glenwood, WA.........May 1, 2015.

The photo above shows Hooker's balsamroot as seen in open woods along the Yakima-Klickitat County Line to the north of Glenwood, WA.........May 6, 2006.

Paul Slichter