Balsamorhiza

 Asteraceae

The World Botanical Associates Web Page
Prepared by Richard W. Spjut
May 2005, Dec. 2005, June 2015

Balsamorhiza deltoidea
Kern Co., Piute Mt.,
S Sierra Nevada, Apr 2005

Balsamorhiza hookeri
S Sierra Nevada, Sierra Co., CA
Spjut 14821, June 2002

Balsamorhiza sagittata
Southeastern Sierra Nevada, Kern Co.
above Walker Pass, 30 May 2011

 

Balsamorhiza sagittata
Southern Idaho, June 2005

 

Matsuura H, G. Saxena, S. W. Farmer, R. W. Hancock and G. H. Towers.  1996. An antibacterial thiophene from Balsamorhiza sagittata. Planta Med. 62(1): 6566. Balsamorhiza sagittata, a species of ethnopharmacological interest in British Columbia, is reported to have antibacterial and antifungal properties. An antibacterial compound isolated from this species was identified as 7,10-epithio-7,9-tridecadiene-3,5,11-triyne-1,2-diol based on the HMQC and HMBC experiments.