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Sidalcea  A. Gray
Taxonomic Serial No.: 21854

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): checkermallow [English]
    checkerbloom [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2020   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyMalvaceae  – mallows, mauves  
                               GenusSidalcea A. Gray – checkermallow, checkerbloom  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Sidalcea asprella Greene – dwarf checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea calycosa M.E. Jones – annual checkerbloom, hog-walla checkerbloom, vernal-pool checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea campestris Greene – meadow checkermallow, meadow checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea candida A. Gray – white checkermallow, white checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea celata (Jepson) S.R. Hill – redding checkerbloom, dwarf checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea covillei Greene – Owens Valley checkermallow, Owens Valley sidalcea 
                                  Species Sidalcea cusickii Piper – Cusick's checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea diploscypha (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray – fringed checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea elegans Greene – dwarf checkerbloom, Del Norte checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea gigantea G. Clifton – giant checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea glaucescens Greene – waxy checkermallow, waxy checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea hartwegii A. Gray ex Benth. – valley checkerbloom, Hartweg's checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea hendersonii S. Watson – Henderson's checkermallow, Henderson's checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea hickmanii Greene – chaparral checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea hirsuta A. Gray – hairy checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea hirtipes C.L. Hitchc. – bristlystem checkerbloom, bristly-stemmed checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea keckii Wiggins – Keck's checkerbloom, Keck's checker-mallow 
                                  Species Sidalcea malachroides (Hook. & Arn.) A. Gray – mapleleaf checkerbloom, maple-leaved checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea malviflora (DC.) A. Gray ex Benth. – dwarf checkerbloom, California checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea multifida Greene – cutleaf checkerbloom, cut-leaf checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea nelsoniana Piper – Nelson's checker-mallow, Nelson's checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea neomexicana A. Gray – New Mexico checkerbloom, salt-spring checkerbloom, New Mexico checkermallow 
                                  Species Sidalcea oregana (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray – Oregon checkermallow, Oregon checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea pedata A. Gray – pedate checker-mallow, birdfoot checkerbloom, bird-foot checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea ranunculacea Greene – marsh checkerbloom, big tree checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea reptans Greene – Sierra checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea robusta A. Heller ex Roush – Butte County sidalcea, Butte County checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea setosa C.L. Hitchc. – Edgewood checkerbloom, bristly-fruited checkerbloom, Edgewood checkermallow 
                                  Species Sidalcea sparsifolia (C.L. Hitchc.) S.R. Hill – southern checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea stipularis J.T. Howell & G.H. True – Scadden Flat checkermallow, Scadden Flat checkerbloom 
                                  Species Sidalcea virgata Howell – virgate checkerbloom, rose checkerbloom 

  Expert: Laurence J. Dorr  
  Notes: Research Botanist and Associate Curator, National Herbarium, National Museum of Natural History, MRC 166, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA   
  Reference for: Sidalcea    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Malvales of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Sidalcea   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sidalcea   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Sidalcea   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Sidalcea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2015   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Flora of North America North of Mexico, vol. 6: Magnoliophyta: Cucurbitaceae to Droseraceae   
  Page(s): 496   
  Publisher: Oxford University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-19-534027-2   
  Notes: The volumes are also reproduced online (   
  Reference for: Sidalcea   

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