[Wildflowers in bloom in Central and Eastern Washington]

Vernita Bridge

Columbia River to north of Hanford Nuclear Reservation

The area visited is on sandy and gravelly slopes to the north side of Highway and along L Rd SW.

March 31, 2001


* Denotes wildflowers currently in bloom.

1. Franklin's Sandwort: Arenaria franklinii (leaves only)

*2. Tansy Mustard: Descurainia richardsonii

*3. Pale Wallflower: Erysimum occidentale

*4. Indian-parsnip: Cymopterus terebinthinus (Numerous)

*5. White Borage Cryptantha species

*6. White Plectritis: Plectritis macrocera

Paul Slichter