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Synonyms for bitterroot

showy succulent ground-hugging plant of Rocky Mountains regions having deep to pale pink flowers and fleshy farinaceous roots

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Deep in the Bitterroot Valley of southwest Montana, five men strutted into a Ravalli County meeting with pistols in holsters like gunslingers in a B-movie.
The relative importance of the federal government can be attributed to the employees of the Bitterroot National Forest and the Rocky Mountain Laboratory.
The Forest Service said its most recent environmental assessment takes into account those wildfires when considering the project's effects on Sacajawea's bitterroot.
Lewis collected the Bitterroot in 1805 but died before he could describe it.
As a member of the Bitterroot Trio, she performs oboe-bassoon-piano repertoire in schools and communities across the state of Montana.
The results prompted a "do not eat" order for northern pike caught in a 105-mile stretch of the Clark Fork River--a reach that extends from the confluence of the Bitterroot River near Missoula west to the confluence of the Flathead River near Paradise.
Habitat: Located along the Bitterroot River and surrounded by Bitterroot and Sapphire Mountain ranges.
Hello from the west side of the Bitterroot Mountains.
The rural county is 90 miles long with communities nestled between the Bitterroot and Sapphire Mountains.
Peter Rosten, a former Hollywood director who started the program, helps students produce professional projects such as short films and PSAs, earning three nominations from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' northwest chapter this year for work such as the Give Back spot the org made on behalf of the Bitterroot Youth Homes.
It was early June when I fled into the Bitterroot Mountains of west Montana, backpacking, hunting and fishing, living off the fat of the land.
(AP)--A clerical error that caused a $50,000 budget shortfall at Bitterroot College of the University of Montana has been cleared up, and the funding was restored in time for the spring semester, college officials said.
In 2009, he and other landowners of Bitterroot Valley set up bait stations on Mitchell Slough, a public waterway that runs through private land, making it illegal to hunt and pulling many of the ducks in the area to that spot, making life difficult for waterfowlers.
They serve by coordinating high school religious education, volunteering at Haven House (our local food bank), Voice For Life (which provides support for new mothers and their babies including cribs, clothing and housing), The Hamilton School Foundation (helping to provide scholarships for seniors), Hospital Auxiliary (known as the "Pink Ladies"), and Bitterroot Youth Home.
We're in the heart of the Bitterroot Valley, a 100-mile-long patchwork of dairy farms and cattle ranches, flanked by massive granite peaks.