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Arrowleaf Balsamroot

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Because arrowleaf balsamroot (Balsamorrhiza sagittata) has large basal leaves and bright yellow sunflower-like flowers, it is often confused with mule ears (Wyethis mollis). In the field, leaf shape distinguishes the two plants – balsamroot has triangular or arrow shaped leaves while … Continue reading

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Mule Ears

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Mule ears, mule’s ear, wooly mule ear, mountain mule ear – all are names for the bright yellow wildflower that carpets the sides of hills in Northern California, Northwest Nevada and Southeast Oregon with color in the spring and early summer. Wyethia mollis is … Continue reading

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