[Eastern Columbia River Gorge Wildflower Report]

Currently Blooming Wildflowers in the Columbia River Gorge

Catherine Creek

May 13, 2000


Plants with an asterisk (*) in front of them are currently in bloom.

*1. Taper-tip Onion: Allium acuminatum

*2. Ball-head Cluster Lily: Brodiaea congesta

*3. Bicolored Cluster Lily: Brodiaea howellii At end of bloom.

*4. Hyacinth Cluster Lily: Brodiaea hyacintha

5. Chocolate Lily: Fritillaria lanceolata Pods.

*6. Meadow Death-camas: Zigadenus venonosus var. venonosus

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

*8. Heart-leaf Buckwheat: Eriogonum compositum White form.

*9. Red Sorrel: Rumex acetosella

*10. Miner's Lettuce: Claytonia perfoliata (formerly Montia perfoliata)

*11. Bitter Root: Lewisia rediviva

*12. Western Buttercup: Ranunculus occidentalis

*13. California Poppy: Eschscholzia californica

*14. Yellow Cress: Rorippa species

*15. Fringe Cup: Tellima grandiflora

16. Mock Orange: Philadelphus lewisii

*17. Black Hawthorn: Crataegus douglasii var. douglasii

*18. Blackcap: Rubus leucodermis

*19. Burnet: Sanguisorba species

*20. Few-flowered Pea: Lathyrus pauciflorus var. pauciflorus

*21. Bicolored Lupine: Lupinus bicolor (At intersection of Major Cr Rd & County Rd 1230.)

*22. Small-flowered Lupine: Lupinus micrantha

*23. Least Hop Clover: Trifolium dubium

*24. Small-head Clover: Trifolium microcephalum

*25. Sand Clover: Trifolium tridentatum

*26. Tiny (Hairy) Vetch: Vicia hirsuta

*27. Common Vetch: Vicia sativa

*28. Filaree: Erodium cicutarium

*29. Dove's Foot Geranium: Geranium molle

*30. Poison Oak: Rhus diversiloba

*31. Small-flowered Godetia: Clarkia quadrivulnera

*32. Small-flowered Willow Herb: Epilobium minutum ?

*33. Chervil: Anthriscus scandicina

*34. Pungent Desert Parsley: Lomatium grayi

*35. Slender-fruited Desert Parsley: Lomatium leptocarpum

*36. Bare-stem Desert Parsley: Lomatium nudicaule

*37. Varied-leaf Collomia: Collomia heterophylla

*38. Woods Nemophila: Nemophila parviflora

*39. Fiddleneck: Amsinckia species

*40. Scouler's Popcorn Flower: Plagiobothrys scouleri

41. Narrow-leaf Skullcap: Scutellaria angustifolia Nearly in bloom.

*42. Chickweed monkey Flower: Mimulus alsinoides

*43. Common Monkey Flower: Mimulus guttatus

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

*45. Barrett's Penstemon: Penstemon barrettiae

*46. Naked Broomrape: Orobanche uniflora var. purpurea

*47. Annual Bedstraw: Galium aparine var. echinospermum

*48. Rosy Plectritis: Plectritis congesta

*49. Big Root, Wild Cucumber: Marah oreganus

*50. Yarrow: Achillea millefolium - Almost in bloom.

*51. Bachelor's Button: Centaurea cyanus

*52. Gold Stars: Crocidium multicaule

*53. Annual Agoseris: Agoseris heterophylla

54. Scouler's Hawkweed: Hieracium scouleri - ? Buds well formed.

*55. Tarweed: Madia species

*56. False Dandelion: Hypochaeris radicata

*57. Dandylion: Taraxacum officinale


Paul Slichter