Arrowleaf Balsamroot

Balsamorhiza sagittata

Growth Habitat: Perennial, grows up to 2 feet tall.

Leaves: Basal, arrow-shaped, silver gray, covered in fine, short hairs.

Stems: Erect, branched at rootstalk, greyish green, covered with fine, short hairs.

Flowers: Yellow, sunflower-like, 4-5 inches across.

Roots: Large, deep, thick taproot.

Reproduces: By seed.

Habitat: Open hillsides and grasslands, drought-resistant.