syn Buphthalmum sagittata, Espeletia s., E. helianthoides, Balsamorhiza h..
Arrowleaf balsamroot grows from the Southern Sierra Nevada mountains up in British Columbia and across to Colorado. A large perennial with large flowers to butterflies and people like. Birds like the seed. Arrowleaf balsamroot is a show stopper if a perennial garden. Looks like a bouquet of sunflowers on a head of lettuce.
Balsamorhiza sagittata tolerates sand.
Balsamorhiza sagittata is great for a butterfly garden.
Foliage of Balsamorhiza sagittata has color green, is stressdeciduous and is edible.
Flower of Balsamorhiza sagittata has color yellow.
Communities for Balsamorhiza sagittata:Douglas Fir Forest, Alpine Fell-Fields, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Mountain Meadow, Northern Juniper Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Sagebrush Scrub and Yellow Pine Forest.