[2001 Wildflower Bloom Reports for the Columbia River Gorge]

Wildflowers in Bloom in the Columbia River Gorge & Northern Oregon Cascades

Trailhead to North & Bear Lakes and Mt. Defiance

Mt. Hood N.F.

July 24, 2001

* Indicates the wildflower is blooming.

Elevation: 3852' -------- N45*38.163' -------- W 121*44.557' --------(+/- 81')

The area reviewed is on the north side of the road within 200' of the above coordinates and includes a shaded riparian area as well as dry coniferous.

*1. Columbia Tiger Lily: Lilium columbianum

*2. Slender Bog Orchid: Platanthera (Habenaria) saccata

*3. Merten's Coral Root: Corallorhiza mertensiana

4. Rattlesnake Plantain: Goodyera oblongifolia (Almost in bloom.)

*5. Broad-lip Twayblade: Listera convallarioides

*6. Red Sorrel: Rumex acetosella

*7. Marsh-marigold: Caltha biflora

*8. Bunchberry: Cornus canadensis

*9. Inside-out-flower: Vancouveria hexandra

*10. Thimbleberry: Rubus parviflora

11. Pipsissewa: Chimaphila umbellata (Almost in bloom.)

*12. Pinesap: Hypopitys monotropa

13. Large Pyrola: Pyrola asarifolia

*14. Sidebells Pyrola: Pyrola secunda var. secunda

15. Great Hedge Nettle: Stachys cooleyae

*16. Common Paintbrush: Castilleja miniata

*17. American Brooklime: Veronica americana

*18. Twinflower: Linnaea borealis

*19. Pearly Everlasting: Anaphalis margaritacea

*20. Broad-leaf Arnica: Arnica latifolia

*21. White-flowered Hawkweed: Hieracium albiflorum

*22. Arrow-leaf Groundsel: Senecio triangularis

Additional wildflowers seen along Trail #413 from the trailhead to the wilderness boundary.

*23. Candy Stick: Allotropa virgata

24. Pinedrops: Pterospora andromedea (Almost in bloom.)


Animals Seen:

Adult Swainson's Thrush feeding fledged young.

Paul Slichter