Wildflower bloom Along the Angels Rest Trail
April 6, 2008
View towards the Columbia River from Angels Rest , Columbia River Gorge.................April 6, 2008.
1. Small-flowered Wood-rush: Luzula parviflora -
*2. Wood Lily/ Trillium: Trillium ovatum - Common below, with a few beginning to bloom at the summit of Angels Rest.
*3. Candy Flower/ Siberian Spring Beauty: Claytonia (Montia) sibirica - A few in bloom. Many in bud.
*4. Field Chickweed: Cerastium arvense - A few in bloom.
*5.Big-leaf Sandwort: Moehringia macrophyllum - A few in bloom.
*6. Chickweed: Stellaria media - A few in bloom.
*7. Bitter Cress: Cardamine hirsuta - Numerous.
*8. Slender Toothwort: Cardamine pulcherrima var. tenella - Common, in full bloom.
*9. Spring Whitlow-grass: Draba verna var. boerhaavii - Common near the summit.
*10. Honesty, Silver Dollar Plant: Lunaria annua - A few in bloom at the trailhead.
*11. Shining Oregon Grape: Berberis aquifolium - Fairly common in open areas.
*12. Cascade Oregon Grape: Berberis nervosa - Mostly in bud, but a few flowers opening.
*13. Western Corydalis: Corydalis scouleri - A few in bloom.
*14. Bleeding Heart: Dicentra formosa - A few in bloom.
*15. Western Saxifrage: Saxifraga occidentalis - Moderately common on moist cliff faces on the upper trail.
*16. Fringe Cup: Tellima grandiflora - A few beginning to bloom.
*17. Red-flowering Currant: Ribes sanguineum - Scattered but in full bloom.
*18. Osoberry: Oemleria cerasiformis - Fading out of bloom.
*19. Sour Cherry: Prunus cerasus - In bloom at lower to mid-elevations.
*20. Salmonberry: Rubus spectabilis - A few plants beginning to bloom.
*21. Sour Grass, Oregon Wood Sorrel: Oxalis oregana -
*22. Long-spurred Violet: Viola adunca - In bloom at the trailhead.
*23. Marsh Violet: Viola palustris ? - In bloom at the trailhead.
*24. Evergreen Violet: Viola sempervirens -
*25. Martindale's Desert Parsley: Lomatium martindalei - A few plants just beginning to bloom at the summit.
*26. Red Huckleberry: Vaccinium parvifolium -
*27. Periwinkle: Vinca major - Common at the trailhead.
28. Red Elderberry: Sambucus racemosa var. arborescens - Flower buds are developing.
*29. Common Dandelion: Taraxacum officinale -
Animals Seen or Heard: Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Winter Wren, Flicker, Stellers Jays, Rufous Hummingbirds, Raven, Pika.