Arrowleaf balsamroot

Balsamorhiza sagittata

plant type:
forb
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm
cover:
NA

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Clay
Loam
Silt
Sand
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicAlkalineMetalSaltCaliche

Location

Min elevation:
0
Max elevation:
9000
Counties: 
Apache

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
Low
Germination Overall: 
Low
Germination rate: 
Slow
Germination Requirements: 
NA
Reproduction: 
High
Establishment: 
Low

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
ColdDisturbanceFireFloodingLow lightRiparian
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Tortoise habitatDrought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitatIncreased soil healthWeed managementWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Commonly available
Citations:
Cane 2005, Kulmatiski 2011