[2001 Wildflower Bloom Reports for the Columbia River Gorge]

Wildflowers in Bloom in the Columbia River Gorge

Weldon Wagon Trail

1 mile east of Husum, WA

April 28, 2001

View northwest toward Monte Cristo & Monte Carlo from the open slopes near the top of the Weldon Wagon Trail.........April 28, 2001.

* Indicates the wildflower is blooming.

A Native Plant Society of Oregon Field Trip.

*1. Oregon White Oak: Quercus garryana

*2. Vine Maple: Acer circinatum

*3. Big-leaf Maple: Acer macrophyllum

*4. Glacier Lily: Erythronium grandiflorum (A few still in bloom at the top.)

*5. Chocolate Lily: Fritillaria lanceolata

*6. Striped Coral Root Orchid: Corallorhiza striata

*7. Common Bastard Toad-flax: Commandra umbellata var. californica

*8. Miner's Lettuce: Claytonia (Montia) perfoliata (The species with the spatulate basal leaves as well as that with linear basal leaves are reperesented here.)

*9. Line-leaf Montia: Montia linearis

*10. Big-leaf Sandwort: Arenaria macrophylla

*11. Western Buttercup: Ranunculus occidentalis var. occidentalis

*12. Shining Oregon Grape: Mahonia (Berberis) aquifolium

*13. Cascade Oregon Grape: Mahonia (Berberis) nervosa

*14. American Winter Cress: Barbarea orthoceras

*15. Oaks Toothwort: Cardamine pulcherrima var. pulcherrima

*16. Fringepod: Thysanocarpus curvipes

*17. Bulblet Prairie Star: Lithophragma bulbifera

*18. Small-flowered Prairie Star: Lithophragma parviflora

*19. Serviceberry: Amelanchier alnifolia

*20. Woods Strawberry: Fragaria vesca

*21. Broad-petal Strawberry: Fragaria virginiana

*22. Bittercherry: Prunus emarginata var. emarginata

*23. Bittercherry: Prunus emarginata var. mollis

*24. Ball-head Clover: Trifolium macrocephalum

*25. Cow Vetch: Vicia sativa

*26. Slender Vetch: Vicia tetrasperma

*27. Filaree: Erodium cicutarium

*28. Howell's Violet: Viola howellii

*29. Yellow Prairie Violet: Viola nuttallii

*30. Cut-leaf Violet: Viola sheltonii

*31. Columbia Desert Parsley: Lomatium columbianum

*32. Pungent Desert Parsley: Lomatium grayi

*33. Barestem Desert Parsley: Lomatium nudicaule

*34. Slender-fruited Desert Parsley: Lomatium leptocarpum

*35. Biscuit Root: Lomatium macrocarpum (yellow- flowered form).

*36. Suksdorf's Desert Parsley: Lomatium suksdorfii

*37. Nine-leaf Desert Parsley: Lomatium triternatum

*38. Sierra Snake Root: Sanicula graveolens

*39. Pacific Dogwood: Cornus nuttallii

*40. Midget Phlox: Microsteris gracilis

*41. Showy Phlox: Phlox speciosa

*42. Ball-head Waterleaf: Hydrophyllum capitatum var. thompsonii (New photo.)

*43. Woods Nemophila: Nemophila parviflora var. ausintiae

*44. Meadow Nemophila: Nemophila pedunculata

*45. Tarweed Fiddleneck: Amsinckia retrorsa

*46. Common Cryptantha: Cryptantha intermedia

*47. Great Hound's Tongue: Cynoglossum grande

*48. Puccoon: Lithospermum ruderale

*49. Yellow and Blue Forget-me-not: Myosotis discolor

*50. Rusty Popcorn Flower: Plagiobothrys nothofulvus

*51. Slender Popcorn Flower: Plagiobothrys tenellus

*52. Henbit: Lamium amplexicaule

*53. Small-flowered Blue-eyed Mary: Collinsia parviflora

*54. Common Monkey Flower: Mimulus guttatus

*55. Narrow-leaf Owl-clover: Orthocarpus attenuatus

*56. Small-flowered Tonella: Tonella tenella

*57. Naked Broomrape: Orobanche uniflora var. purpurea

*58. Annual Bedstraw: Galium aparine var. echinospermum

*59. White Plectritis: Plectritis macrocera

*60. Bigroot: Marah oreganus

*61. Annual Agoseris: Agoseris heterophylla

*62. Northwestern Balsamroot: Balsamorhiza deltoidea

*63. Lemon-scented Tarweed: Madia citriodora

*64. Nodding Microseris: Microseris nutans

*65. Common Dandylion: Taraxacum officinale

*66. Yellow Salsify: Tragopogon dubius


Paul Slichter