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Arrowleaf Balsamroot


The sunflower-like blooms of this native wildflower are a welcome sign of spring. Native Americans used the plant for food and medicine. All parts of the plant are edible. It is drought tolerant and a prize in any natural or xeriscape garden.

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Data sheet

Soil Type: Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Chalky Soil, Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types., Clay Soil, Silty Soil
Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Water Needs: Low, Low/Moderate
Light: Full Sun
Growth Cycle: Perennial
Edible: Yes
Color: Orange, Yellow
Height: g: Up to 3 Feet
Growing Instructions: Store seeds in moist compost in the fridge for 45 days prior to sowing in very early spring or Sow seeds directly in the ground at 1/8" in late fall. These seeds require cold moist conditions for successful germination.
Special Features: Butterflies and Pollinators, Fodder/Wildlife/Shelter, Medicinal Value
Growth Rate: Moderate


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