Trees and Shrubs
Wetland plants such as cattails and bulrush are plentiful along the Snake River. Native dry land vegetation, including big sagebrush and rabbitbrush, survives among the lava rock boulders.
Did You Know?
Lake Bonneville overflowed its rim about 15,000 years ago in southeastern Idaho near the present day city of Pocatello. The Snake River cut down through the ancient flood plain sediments and deepened and widened the Hagerman valley.