Balsamorhiza sagittata “Arrowleaf Balsamroot” Asteraceae
Blackfoot River Recreation Corridor (BLM), MT
April 23, 2015
Arrowleaf Balsamroot was first collected by Meriwether Lewis (of the Lewis and Clark Expedition) when he was exploring the northern Rockies in 1806. These particular specimens appear to have been munched by some deer (notice that the left side is missing some flowers).