Washington State Highway SR 14
from US Highway 395 west to US Highway 97
September 28 and October 8, 2011
Torrey's Rush: Juncus torreyi
* Strict Buckwheat: Eriogonum strictum var. proliferum
* Russian Thistle: Salsola tragus
Turkey Mullein: Eremocarpus setigera
* Hybrid Lupine: Lupinus leucophyllus x sericeus - Fading out of bloom. Some white ones still fully in bloom along SR 14 near the Dallesport, Washington.
* White Sweetclover: Melilotus albus - Fading out of bloom.
* Yellow Sweetclover: Melilotus officinalis - Fading out of bloom.
* Blazing Star: Mentzelia laevicaulis var. laevicaulis - After recent rains, there is a renewed bloom of these between US 97 and Rock Creek.
* Fiddlegrass: Epilobium hirsutum - Fading out of bloom. Some plants to 6 feet tall where moist.
Tufted Evening Primrose: Oenothera caespitosa ssp. marginata
* Common Monkeyflower: Mimulus guttatus - Still blooming at moist seeps to the east of US 97.
* Columbia Monkeyflower: Mimulus jungermannioides - A few plants of this rare monkeyflower observed still in bloom.
* Cutleaf Penstemon: Penstemon richardsonii var. richardsonii - Fading out of bloom.
* Big Sagebrush: Artemisia tridentata ssp. tridentata - Nearing peak bloom in the eastern Gorge and through central Washington.
* Yellow Star-thistle: Centaurea solstitialis
* Tall Hoary Aster: Dieteria canescens var. incana (Synonym: Machaeranthera canescens) - Still blooming infrequently through central Washington.
* Gray Rabbitbrush: Ericameria nauseosa var. speciosa - Nearing peak bloom in the eastern Gorge and through central Washington.
* Columbia Goldenweed: Ericameria resinosa - More common to the west of US 97.
* Match Brush: Gutierrezia sarothrae - Fading out of bloom.
* Common Sunflower: Helianthus annus
* Hairy Goldaster: Heterotheca villosa var. villosa (Synonym: Chrysopsis villosa) - Still blooming infrequently through central Washington.