Bitterroot, with the scientific name Lewisia rediviva, is a small perennial herb in
the ... The bitterroot was selected as the Montana state flower on February 27, ...
State Flower Bitterroot. Bitterroot. A decade before the Spanish American War
colored Montana's seal, a more subdued movement began to add beauty and a ...
Dec 10, 2015 ... Learn the interesting history and meaning behind the bitterroot, and learn why
Montana chose the bitterroot as its official state flower.
Montana State Flower large size graphic image and history.
Montana designated bitterroot (Lewisia rediviva) as the official state flower in
1895; native Americans used the roots for food and trade.
Bitterroot was selected as the Montana State Flower on February 27, 1985 and
borne on short stems during the month of March. Learn more Facts about ...
Official state symbols, emblems, and icons of Montana - places to see in ...
Campus of University of Montana-Missoula ... Bitterroot flower (Lewisia rediviva).
The bitterroot, voted the Montana State Flower in 1894, perennially sprouts
beside snow banks as winter retreats. Its whiteish-pinkish-purple petals are an
The Bitterroot flower provided food for the Native American tribes and was used
in trade. The Bitterroot became the offical State Flower of Montana in 1895.