Balsamorhiza sagittata

Balsamorhiza sagittata

Arrowleaf balsamroot

Drought tolerant perennial; full sunlight. Yellow sunflower-like flowers bloom May to July along open hillsides, grasslands, sagebrush, or open pine forests. Provides valuable spring forage for deer and elk.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
16 
- 30 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low - Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 15 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
29.10 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
55,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer