[Wildflower Bloom in Central and Eastern Oregon: 2014]

Wildflower Bloom Along the Upper South Loop Road

Moist swales crossing the road about 1.5 miles uphill from the top of the Rooster Comb

Steens Mountain Recreational Lands

July 9, 2014

Smooth-leaved Navarretia: Navarretia capillaris

Orange sneezeweed (Hymenoxys hoopesii) as seen along the South Loop Road, Steens Mountain.......August 31, 2011.

* indicates the wildflower is currently in bloom.

* Raynold's Sedge: Carex raynoldsii

* Timber Oatgrass: Danthonia (intermedia ?)

* Pygmy Lewisia: Lewisia pygmaea

* Threeleaf Lewisia: Lewisia triphylla

False Mermaid: Floerkea prosperpinacoides - Past bloom.

* Long-stalked Clover: Trifolium longipes var. multiovulatum (T. longipes var. shastense)

* Small-flowered Willowherb: Epilobium minutum ?

* Diffuse Groundsmoke: Gayophytum diffusum ssp. parviflorum

* Bolander's Yampah: Perideridia bolanderi ssp. bolanderi

* Narrow-leaved Collomia: Collomia linearis

* Harkness' Linanthus: Leptosiphon harknessii

* Brewer's Navarretia: Navarretia breweri

* Smooth-leaved Navarretia: Navarretia capillaris

* Eastside Popcornflower: Plagiobothrys hispidulus

* Small-flowered Blue-eyed Mary: Collinsia parviflora

* Brewer's Monkeyflower: Mimulus breweri

* Copeland's Owlclover: Orthocarpus cuspidatus var. cryptanthus

* Woodrush Pussytoes: Antennaria luzuloides ?

* Mountain Tarweed: Madia glomerata

* Nodding Microseris: Microseris nutans

Animals Seen Near this Location:

Mule Deer

Sage Thrashers

Brewer's Sparrows

Boisduval's Blue

Paul Slichter