Arrow Leaf Balsamroot

Palisades Creek Trail Plant List

This is the start of a plant list for a popular recreation trail near Swan Valley, Idaho. As a new resident in the area, I’m looking forward to learning the native flora and plan on adding to this on a regular basis. If there are any corrections or additions, please contact me.

May 2023


Actaea rubra, Baneberry

Astragulus alpinus, Alpine Milkvetch

Balsamorhiza sagittata, Arrowleaf Balsamroot

Clematis occidentalis, Western Blue Clematis

Delphinium bicolor, Low Larkspur, Little Larkspur

Fritillaria atropururea, Leopard Lily

Hydrophyllum capitatum, Ballhead Waterleaf

Lomatium dissectum, Fernleaf biscuit root

Maianthemum racemosum, False Solomon’s Seal, False Spikenard, Solomon’s Plume

Micranthes rhomboidea, Diamond-Leaf Saxifrage

Prosartes trachycarpum, Fairybells

Toxicoscordion venenosum, Meadow Death Camas

Viola adunca, Hookedspur Violet, Early Blue Violet, Western Dog Violet


Ceanothus velutinus, Snowbush, Buckbrush

Lonicera utahensis, Utah honeysuckle, twinberry

Mahonia repens, Oregon Grape, Creeping Mahonia

Paxistima myrsinites, Mountain Lover, Oregon Boxwood


Amelanchier alnifolia, Western Serviceberry

Juniperus scopulorum, Rocky Mountain Juniper

Pseudotsuga menziesii, Douglas Fir

Acer glabrum, Rocky Mountain Maple

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