Arrowleaf Balsamroot

Arrowleaf Balsamroot

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Balsamorhiza sagittata

Beloved spring-blooming Western wildflower, edible and extremely drought-tolerant.

Nothing says spring like hiking through hillsides of bright yellow balsamroot. The entire plant is edible and has been used medicinally by Native Americans, who showed its benefits to Lewis and Clark. Plants develop a 6' long taproot, making them resistant to drought, grazing, and fire. Full sun!

For more information about growing this plant, visit the USDA plant guide.

Seeds were sustainably wildcrafted in the Great Basin by Kyle and friends at Native-Seed Company and grown by Joseph Lofthouse in Paradise, Utah and Twisp River Seeds in Twisp, Washington.

55 seeds.

Directions: Direct seed in fall for spring germination. Young plants have only one or two small leaves. Plants take many years to bloom and become established.

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