[Wildflowers in Bloom in Central & Eastern Oregon - 2004]

Priest Hole

BLM Boat Launch

John Day River

May 2, 2004


* Indicates a wildflower currently in bloom.

* 1. White-top: Cardaria pubescens

* 2. Plainsmustard: Schoenocrambe linifolia

Animals Seen at Priest Hole:

Canada Geese

California Quail

Mourning Doves

Northern Orioles

Redwing Blackbirds

Brewer's Blackbirds



Western Kingbirds


Prairie Falcon

Additional Species seen along the road between Priest Hole and Twickenham, OR

*1. Golden Spiderflower: Cleome platycarpa

*2. Stiff Milk-vetch: Astragalus conjunctus ?

*3. Filaree: Erodium cicutarium

*4. Yellow Phacelia: Phacelia lutea var. purpurascens

*5. Tessellate Fiddleneck: Amsinckia tessellata

*6. Yellow-hairy Indian Paintbrush: Castilleja xanthotricha

*7. John Day Chaenactis: Chaenactis nevii

Paul Slichter