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Arrow-leaved Balsam root

From the collection of Bob Hayes Note the “sunflowers’ – official name being “arrow-leaf root balsam” – in the foreground of this postcard and the classic Okanagan sky.  Black Knight Mountain (now known as Black Mountain) is partially visible in... [Continue Reading]

Look to the hills! Currently covering many of the Okanagan hillsides is the beautiful yellow Balsamorhiza sagittata  (Arrow-leaved Balsam-root), more commonly known as the Spring Sunflower. The heat of the spring sunshine has brought this beautiful landscape to life. Information about... [Continue Reading]