[Columbia River Gorge Wildflower Reports: 2009]

Currently Blooming Wildflowers at Horsethief Butte State Park

April 15, 2009

 


* Indicates the plant is currently in bloom.

1. Sword Fern: Polystichum munitum var. imbricans ?

2. Common Horsetail: Equisetum arvense

* 3. Douglas' Sedge: Carex douglasii

* 4. Soft Brome: Bromus hordeaceus var. hordeaceus

5. Rip Gut: Bromus diandrus ?

* 6. Cheat Grass: Bromus tectorum

7. Bottlebrush Squirreltail: Elymus elymoides

8. Blue Wildrye: Elymus glaucus

9. Idaho Fescue: Festuca idahoensis

* 10. Bulbous Blue Grass: Poa bulbosa

11. Medusa Head: Taeniatherum caput-medusae

12. Green-banded Mariposa Lily: Calochortus macrocarpus

* 13. Star-flowred False Solomon Seal: Maianthemum stellatum

* 14. Bicolored Cluster Lily: Triteleia grandiflora ssp. howellii

* 15. Western Blue Flag: Iris missouriensis

16. Stinging Nettles: Urtica dioica

* 17. Heartleaf Buckwheat: Eriogonum compositum var. compositum

18. Strict Buckwheat: Eriogonum strictum var. proliferum

19. Sheep Sorrel: Rumex acetosella

20. Curly Dock: Rumex crispus

* 21. Miner's Lettuce: Claytonia perfoliata

* 22. Jagged Chickweed: Holosteum umbellatum

23. Bouncing Bet, Soapweed: Saponaria officinalis

24. Menzie's Campion: Silene menziesii

* 25. Common Chickweed: Stellaria media

26. Virgin's Bower: Clematis ligusticifolia

* 27. Tumble Mustard: Sisymbrium altissimum

28. Fringepod: Thysanocarpus curvipes - Pods well formed.

* 29. Small-flowered Prairie Star: Lithophragma parviflorum

30. Golden Currant: Ribes aureum

31. Mock Orange: Philadelphus lewisii

* 32. Hawthorn: Crataegus sp.

33. Bittercherry: Prunus emarginata

* 34. Chokecherry: Prunus virginiana var. melanocarpa

* 35. Antelope Bitterbrush: Purshia tridentata

36. Pearhip Rose: Rosa woodsii var. ultramontana

37. Evergreen Blackberry: Rubus laciniatus

38. Hardhack, Douglas' Spiraea: Spiraea douglasii

* 39. Prairie Lupine: Lupinus lepidus var. aridus

* 40. American Vetch: Vicia americana

* 41. Filaree: Erodium cicutarium

42. Common St. John's Wort: Hypericum perforatum

43. Poison Ivy, Poison Oak: Toxicodendron radicans - In bud.

44. Common St. John's Wort: Hypericum perforatum

* 45. Slender Evening-primrose: Oenothera contorta

* 46. Chervil: Anthriscus scandicina

* 47. Slenderfruit Desert Parsley: Lomatium leptocarpum

* 48. Nineleaf Desert Parsley: Lomatium triternatum -

* 49. Creek Dogwood: Cornus sericea

* 50. Silverleaf Phacelia ?: Phacelia hastata var. hastata

* 51. Varileaf Phacelia: Phacelia heterophylla

* 52. Lineleaf Phacelia: Phacelia linearis

* 53. Rigid Fiddleneck: Amsinckia retrorsa

* 54. Puccoon: Lithospermum ruderale

55. Spearmint: Mentha spicata

* 56. Common Monkey Flower: Mimulus guttatus

* 57. Narrow-leaf Owl Clover: Orthocarpus attenuatus

58. Cutleaf Penstemon: Penstemon richardsonii var. richardsonii

59. Common Mullein: Verbascum thapsus

* 60. Water Speedwell: Veronica anagallis-aquatica

61. Sand-dune Broomrape: Orobanche ludoviciana

* 62. Indian-wheat: Plantago patagonica -

* 63. Bigroot, Wild Cucumber: Marah oreganus

64. Blue Elderberry: Sambucus mexicana - In bud.

* 65. White Plectritis: Plectritis macrocera

* 66. Yarrow: Achillea millefolium - Beginning to bloom.

67. Tarragon Wormwood: Artemisia dracunculus

68. Rush Skeletonweed: Chondrilla juncea

69. Hairy False Goldenaster: Chrysopsis villosa var. villosa

70. Canada Thistle: Cirsium arvense

71. Gray Rabbitbrush: Ericameria nauseosum

72. Columbia Goldenweed: Ericameria resinosus

73. Green Rabbitbrush: Ericameria viscidiflora

* 74. Threadleaf Fleabane: Erigeron filifolius - Beginning to bloom.

* 75. False Agoseris: Nothocalais troximoides


Paul Slichter