balsamroot balsamroot

Definition(s):

  • (n) a plant of the genus Balsamorhiza having downy leaves in a basal rosette and yellow flowers and long balsam-scented taproots

News

  1. Safety Valve: Letters from readers

    Forest loses to cherries: On a recent ride near Lily Lake on Wheeler Hill, I was struck by how stunning the lupine and balsamroot were this year Then reality set in when I concluded that this might be the last time I could view these lovely flowers. Nearby was what appeared to be hundreds of acres of forest and grassland that had been ripped out. Entire hillsides had been plowed under and ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Wenatchee World

  2. On the trail: Climb worthwhile to Sky Mountain Park

    Janet Urquhart/Pitkin County Open Space and Trails courtesy photo Sky Mountain Park is ablaze with wildflowers, such as these arrowleaf balsamroot. They make for a dazzling hike or bicycle ride on the Skyline Ridge Trail.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Aspen Times

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