Wildflower Bloom Reports for Central Oregon: 2007

Wildflower Bloom in Central Oregon

US Highway 197

Summit of Tygh Ridge Rd

March 24, 2007

Gold Stars: Crocidium multicaule

Gold Stars: Crocidium multicaule

* indicates flowers currently in bloom

* 1. Yellow Bells: Fritillaria pudica

2. Heart-leaf Buckwheat: Eriogonum compositum var. compositum

3. Douglas' Buckwheat: Eriogonum douglasii var. tenue

4. Wyeth Buckwheat: Eriogonum heracloides

5. Strict Buckwheat: Eriogonum strictum var. proliferum

6. Upland Larkspur: Delphinium nuttallianum - Within about 1-2 weeks from bloom this year.

7. Scale Pod: Idahoa scapigera - Going to seed.

*8. Dagger Pod: Phoenicaulis cheiranthoides - Several plants beginning to bloom.

9. Jim Hill Mustard: Sisymbrium altissimum - Only last year's "tumbleweeds" seen.

10. Fringe Pod: Thysanocarpus curvipes - Going to seed.

* 11. Smooth Prairie Star: Lithophragma glabrum

12. Prairie Smoke: Geum triflorum - Only the leaves were seen.

13. Stiff Milk-vetch: Astragalus conjunctus (Only the basal leaves seen at this time.)

* 14. Woolly-pod Milk-vetch: Astragalus purshii

14. Spurred Lupine: Lupinus laxiflorus (A number of plants beginning to form leaves.)

* 15. Filaree: Erodium cicutarium

16. Chervil: Anthriscus scandicina

* 17. Gorman's Desert Parsley, Salt and Pepper: Lomatium gormanii or Lomatium piperi - Identity not checked.

18. Gray-leaf Desert Parsley: Lomatium macrocarpum

19. Bare-stem Desert Parsley: Lomatium nudicaule

20. Nine-leaf Desert Parsley: Lomatium triternatum

* 21. Low Pussytoes: Antennaria dimorpha

* 22. Carey's Balsamroot: Balsamorhiza careyana ? - Not blooming at this site, but seen in bloom across the highway.

* 23. Gold Stars: Crocidium multicaule -

24. Tumble Knapweed: Centaurea diffusa - Basal leaves seen.

25. Yellow Desert Daisy: Erigeron linearis - Basal tuft seen of several plants.

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