• Schonchin Butte

    Lava Beds

    National Monument California

High Desert Landscape

Did You Know?

Arrowleaf Balsamroot

Arrowleaf balsamroot (Balsamorhiza sagittata) is the largest flower in the sunflower family found in the monument. Native Americans boiled and ate the roots, and used the leaves to make a tea to soothe stomach pain and headaches.