[Wildflowers in Bloom in central Oregon: 2003]

The Cedar Grove

Malheur National Forest

July 15, 2003


Malheur NF Map Coordinates: T16S R28E S22

Plants were studied along the Cedar Grove Trail from the trailhead and thoughout the entire loop.

* Denotes wildflowers currently in bloom.

Lily Family

*Big-pod Mariposa Lily: Calochortus eurycarpus

*Bead Lily: Clintonia uniflora - Mostly out of bloom.

*Clasping-leaf Twisted Stalk: Streptopus amplexifolius - Beginning to fade.

Orchid Family

*Mountain Lady Slipper: Cypripedium montanum - Only a few in bloom.

*Broad-lipped Twayblade: Listera convallarioides

Buckwheat Family

*Tall Buckwheat: Eriogonum elatum

Purslane Family

Miner's Lettuce: Claytonia (Montia) perfoliata

Pink Family

*Oregon Silene: Silene oregana

Buttercup Family

*Red Columbine: Aquilegia formosa

*Western Meadowrue: Thalictrum occidentale - Nearly out of bloom.

Stonecrop Family

*Worm-leaf Stonecrop: Sedum stenopetalum

Saxifrage Family

*Brook Saxifrage: Saxifraga arguta

Rose Family

*Thimbleberry: Rubus parviflorus

Pea Family

*Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. burkei

Heath Family

*Prince's Pine: Chimaphila umbellata - Just beginning to bloom.

*Side-bells Pyrola: Pyrola secunda - Just beginning to bloom.

Phlox Family

*Large-flowered Collomia: Collomia grandiflora

Mint Family

*Nettle-leaved Horsemint: Agastache urticifolia

Figwort Family

*Sickletop Lousewort: Pedicularis racemosa - Just beginning to bloom.

Honeysuckle Family

*Twinflower: Linnaea borealis

*Common Snowberry: Symphoricarpos albus

Valerian Family

*Sitka Valerian: Valeriana sitchensis - Starting to fade a bit.

Sunflower Family

*Yarrow: Achillea millefolium

*Pathfinder: Adenocaulon bicolor

*Nodding Arnica: Arnica parryi

*Rocky Mt. Helianthella: Helianthella uniflora - Starting to fade a bit.

*White-flowered Hawkweed: Hieracium albiflorum

*Slender Hawkweed: Hieracium gracile ?

*Woolly-weed: Hieracium scouleri

Paul Slichter