Rare Plant Identifiers
Latin Name: Sidalcea hendersonii
Common Names: Henderson's checkerbloom
Designations: Globally Vulnerable (G3)
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Manual removal of non-native species (Lythrum salicaria) increased vegetative growth but not flowering of Sidalcea hendersonii plants in the first year of study, but not in the second year (Denoth & Meyers 2007).
2007. Competition between Lythrum salicaria and a rare species: combining evidence from experiments and long-term monitoring. Plant Ecology, 191(2):153-161.