The Bitterroot Valley is named after the bitterroot plant. One of the main stays of the Indian diet.
One of the best ways to enjoy the Bitterroot Mountains near Darby is through identifying plants. The high mountains of Darby boast an exciting array of flora and fauna including the Morel mushroom.
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Morel Dilemma: Splash Page
(www.paintedrocks.org/newsandcommentary/01newsarchives/010326_HelenaIR_Morel_Dilemma.htm) A story on the relation between Morel Mushroom boom in 2001 and the 2000 fire season.