[Hawksbeards: The Genus Crepis East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard

Crepis bakeri

Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis

Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Baker's hawksbeard blooming along a jeep road several miles uphill to the north of Box Canyon Road, Simcoe Mountain Unit, Klickitat Wildlife Area......May 10, 2021.

Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Baker's hawksbeard observed in meadows in a drainage south of Box Canyon Rod near the southern boundary of the Simcoe Mountains Unit, Klickitat Wildlife Area.....April 15, 2021. Note the greenish leaves, often with a purple-red center stripe which helps distinguish from western hawksbeard (Crepis occidentalis) which has grayish or gray-green foliage. Note also the variability in leaf form.

Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Baker's hawksbeard as seen on a cut bank along US Highway 26 at the mountain viewpoint east of Prairie City, Oregon........June 22, 2011.

Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Baker's hawksbeard as seen along the Mother Lode Mine Trail #808A at the northeast corner of Lookout Mountain, Ochoco National Forest.........June 25, 2017.

Basal leaf cluster of Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Underside of the leaf blade of Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Involucral bracts of Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Inflorescence of Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Involucral bracts of Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Rays of Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Close-ups of the flower heads of Baker's hawksbeard as seen on a cut bank along US Highway 26 at the mountain viewpoint east of Prairie City, Oregon........June 22, 2011.

Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Baker's hawksbeard as seen along the Mother Lode Mine Trail #808A at the northeast corner of Lookout Mountain, Ochoco National Forest.........June 15, 2015. Note the greenish herbage and reddish midrib in the leaves. The black bristles when present are gland-tipped.

Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Baker's hawksbeard with flower head buds as seen in rocky scablands with Tolmie's onion (Allium tolmiei) at the northeast corner of the junction of FS Roads #42 and #3010 at the southeast corner of Big Summit Prairie, Ochoco National Forest.........April 29, 2016.

Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Baker's hawksbeard blooming in open meadows around Oregon white oaks at Brooks Memorial State Park off US 97 near Satus Pass......May 13, 2019 (left) and May 11, 2020 (right).

Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Baker's hawksbeard blooming in open meadows around Oregon white oaks at Brooks Memorial State Park off US 97 near Satus Pass.......June 1, 2019.

Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Baker's hawksbeard blooming along the Gray Butte Trail #852, Crooked River National Grasslands.........May 20, 2017.

Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Basal leaf of Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Baker's hawksbeard as seen on balds along the first mile of the Steins Pillar Trail #837, Ochoco National Forest.........May 21, 2017.

Basal leaf rosette of Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Basal leaf rosette of Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Basal leaf rosettes of Baker's hawksbeard observed amongst the rocks around the Pine Mountain Observatory, Deschutes National Forest.......May 12, 2018.

Leaf of Low Hawksbeard, Modoc Hawksbeard: Crepis modocensis (Synonyms: Crepis modocensis ssp. modocensis, Crepis modocensis ssp. rostrata, Crepis modocensis ssp. subacaulis) - Leaf of Low Hawksbeard, Modoc Hawksbeard: Crepis modocensis (Synonyms: Crepis modocensis ssp. modocensis, Crepis modocensis ssp. rostrata, Crepis modocensis ssp. subacaulis) - Leaf of Low Hawksbeard, Modoc Hawksbeard: Crepis modocensis (Synonyms: Crepis modocensis ssp. modocensis, Crepis modocensis ssp. rostrata, Crepis modocensis ssp. subacaulis)

The photos above show 3 different views of basal leaves of Baker's hawksbeard. Photographed on the south-facing slopes of Selah Butte, several miles northeast of Selah Washington............April 24, 2007.

Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Baker's hawksbeard as observed along the Hanan Trail #142 about miles downstream of the source of the Sycan River, Fremont-Winema National Forest.......June 17, 2020.

Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Baker's hawksbeard observed along in meadows along Forest Road 30 near the old Cold Springs Guard Station, southeast corner of Big Summit Prairie, Ochoco National Forest.......May 3, 2018.

Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Baker's hawksbeard as observed along the Gray Butte Trail #852 within the first mile of trail south of the north trailhead, Crooked River National Grasslands......April 31, 2018.

Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis) - Basal leaves of Baker's Hawksbeard, Cusick's Hawksbeard, Idaho Hawksbeard: Crepis bakeri (Synonyms: Crepis bakeri ssp. bakeri, Crepis bakeri ssp. cusickii, Crepis bakeri ssp. idahoensis, Psilochenia bakeri, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. cusickii, Psilochenia bakeri ssp. idahoensis)

Baker's hawksbeard observed at left atop Bald Butte which is located about 8-10 miles north of Gearhart Mountain, Fremont-Winema National Forest.......June 19, 2020. The photo at right shows the basal leaves and flower buds of Baker's hawksbeard under oaks around an open scabland habitat, Brooks Memorial State Park, Klickitat County, WA.......May 4, 2021.

Paul Slichter