[Wildflower Bloom in Central and Eastern Oregon: 2017]

Fort Rock State Natural Area

May 1, 2017

Sand-lily, Sand Lily, Star Lily, Rock Lily: Leucorinum montanum

Sand Lily: Leucorinum montanum

* indicates the Wildflower is Currently in Bloom.

* Bulbous Bluegrass: Poa bulbosa - Bulblets forming.

* Sandberg's Bluegrass: Poa secunda ssp. secunda - Beginning to bloom.

* Sand Lily: Leucorinum montanum

Panicled Deathcamas: Toxicoscordion paniculatum - Leaves.

Bailey's Buckwheat: Eriogonum baileyi ? or Eriogonum vimineum ? - Basal leaves only.

Spiny Hopsage: Grayia spinosa

Bitterroot: Lewisia rediviva - In bud.

* Jagged Chickweed: Holosteum umbellatum

* Hornseed Buttercup: Ceratocephala testiculata

Anderson"s Larkspur: Delphinium andersonii - In bud.

* Thread-stalk Cutleaf Tansymustard: Descurainia longipedicellata

Flixweed: Descurainia sophia - In bud.

* Wax Currant: Ribes cereum var. cereum

Antelope Bitterbrush: Purshia tridentata - Beginning to leaf out.

Rosy Gilia: Gilia sinuata - Basal leaves.

* Midget Phlox: Microsteris gracilis

* Small-flowered Blue-eyed Mary: Collinsia parviflora

Showy Penstemon: Penstemon speciosus - Several plants forming flower buds. Several weeks away from blooming.

* White Eatonella: Eatonella nivea - Beginning to bloom.

Woolly Sunflower: Eriophyllum lanatum var. integrifolium

* Common Dandelion: Taraxacum officinale

Animals of Fort Rock State Park

Ferruginous Hawks (1 year birds and adult)


Prairie Falcons (mated pair)

Red-tailed Hawks

Turkey Vulture

California Quail

Common Ravens

Brewer's Blackbirds

Sage Thrashers

Golden-crowned Sparrows

Sage Sparrow ?

Barn Swallows

Cliff Swallows

White-throated Swifts

Canyon Wrens - Heard

Rock Wrens - Heard

Sagebrush Lizard

Paul Slichter