[Wildflowers in Bloom in 2004 for Central Oregon]

Summit of Tygh Valley Ridge

N 45 19.259' ---- W 121 09.054' ----- Elevation: 2660' +/- 29'

Puccoon: Lithospermum ruderale

Puccoon: Lithospermum ruderale

* Indicates wildflower currently in bloom

Bicolored Cluster-lily: Brodiaea howellii ?

Heartleaf Buckwheat: Eriogonum compositum var. compositum

Douglas' Buckwheat: Eriogonum douglasii var. tenue - Flower buds have color.

Wyeth Buckwheat: Eriogonum heracloides

Strict Buckwheat: Eriogonum strictum

*Upland Larkspur: Delphinium nuttallianum

*Daggerpods: Phoenicaulis cheiranthoides

Fringepods: Thysanocarpus curvipes - In fruit.

*Smooth Prairie Stars: Lithophragma glabra

*Small-flowered Prairie Stars: Lithophragma parviflora

*Prairie Smoke: Geum triflorum var. ciliatum - Beginning bloom.

*Stiff Milkvetch: Astragalus conjunctus - Beginning bloom.

Howell's Milkvetch: Astragalus howellii ?

Lupine: Lupinus sp.

*Filaree: Erodium cicutarium

Canby's Desert Parsley: Lomatium canbyi - In fruit.

*Biscuitroot: Lomatium macrocarpum - White-flowered form

*Barestem Desert Parsley: Lomatium nudicaule

*Nine-leaf Desert Parsley: Lomatium triternatum

*Hood's Phlox: Phlox hoodii

*Longleaf Phlox: Phlox longifolia

*Puccoon: Lithospermum ruderale

*Slender Popcorn Flower: Plagiobothrys tenellus

*White Plectritis: Plectritis macrocera

*Low Pussytoes: Antennaria dimorpha

Sagebrush: Artemisia sp. - Single, gray leaves, not forked.

*Arrowleaf Balsamroot: Balsamorhiza sagittata - Beginning bloom.

Hoary False Yarrow: Chaenactis douglasii

Green Rabbit Brush: Ericameria viscidiflora (Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus)

*Gold Stars: Crocidium multicaule


Paul Slichter