[Columbia River Gorge Wildflower Reports]

Currently Blooming Wildflowers in the Columbia River Gorge

August 29, 2004

Vernal Pond Along Old Highway West of Tom McCall Nature Preserve

Western Aster: Aster occidentalis var. intermedius

* Indicates a wildflower currently in bloom.

N 45 41.226' ----- W 121 20.266' ----- Elevation: 610' ----- +/- 24'

About 150 m west of Marsh Cutoff Rd.

 

* 1. Western Yellow Cress: Rorippa curvisiliqua var. curvisiliqua

* 2. Turkey Mullein: Eremocarpus setigerus

* 3. Tall Annual Willowherb: Epilobium brachycarpum (E. paniculatum)

* 4. Narrow-leaf Milkweed: Asclepias fascicularis

5. Dodder: Cuscuta species

* 6. Field Mint: Mentha arvensis

* 7. Showy Downingia: Downingia elegans

* 8. Western Aster: Aster occidentalis var. intermedius

* 9. Bull Thistle: Cirsium vulgare

* 10. Horseweed: Conyza canadensis

* 11. Prickly Lettuce: Lactuca serriola

* 12. Stinking Tarweed: Madia glomerata

* 13. Common Cocklebur: Xanthium strumarium


Paul Slichter