[Wildflower Bloom in the Siskiyou Region of Southwestern Oregon: 2012]

Wildflower Bloom in the Siskiyou Region of Southwestern Oregon

Bigelow Basin

Siskiyou National Forest

July 14, 2012

View of the Bigelow Basin from the ridge to the east, Siskiyou National Forest..............July 14, 2012.

View west down into Bigelow Basin, with Bigelow Lake visible to the left. Siskiyou National Forest...........July 14, 2012.

Coral Fungus: Ramaria sp.

Sculpted Puffball: Calvatia sculpta

Field Horsetail: Equisetum arvense

Lace Lip Fern: Cheilanthes gracillima

Sword Fern: Polystichum munitum

White Fir: Abies concolor x grandis

Noble Fir: Abies procera

Mountain Hemlock: Tsuga mertensiana

Douglas Maple: Acer glabrum var. douglasii (or var. torreyi ?)

Largeleaf Maple: Acer macrophyllum

Thinleaf Alder: Alnus incana ssp. tenuifolia

Black Cottonwood: Populus balsamifera var. trichocarpa

Quaking Aspen: Populus tremuloides

Douglas Fir: Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii

Sadler Oak: Quercus sadleriana

* Eastwood's Willow: Salix eastwoodii

* Sitka Sedge: Carex aquatilis var. dives

* Mountain Shore Sedge: Carex lenticularis var. impressa

* Woodrush Sedge: Carex luzulina var. luzulina

* Thick-headed Sedge: Carex pachystachya ?

* Showy Sedge: Carex spectabilis

* Fringed Cottongrass: Eriophorum crinigerum

* Congdon's Bulrush: Scirpus congdonii ? or Panicled Bulrush: Scirpus microcarpus ?

* Pacific Rush: Juncus effusus (ssp. pacificus ?)

* Dagger-leaf Rush: Juncus ensifolius

* Small-flowered Woodrush: Luzula parviflora

* California Oatgrass: Danthonia californica

* Bottlebrush Squirreltail: Elymus elymoides (ssp. ?)

American Stinging Nettles: Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis

* Scalloped Onion: Allium crenulatum, Siskiyou Onion: Allium siskiyouense ?

* Tolmie's Mariposa: Calochortus tolmiei

Glacier Lily: Erythronium grandiflorum var. grandiflorum - Pods forming.

* False Solomon's Seal: Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule

* Starry Solomon's Seal: Maianthemum stellatum

Hooker's Fairy Bell: Prosartes hookeri

* Western Tofieldia: Triantha occidentalis var. occidentalis (Tofieldia glutinosa var. occidentalis)

* Western Wakerobin: Trillium ovatum - Fading out of bloom.

Hyacinth Cluster Lily: Triteleia hyacinthina

* California False Hellebore: Veratrum californicum (var. californicum ?) - Beginning to bloom.

* Spotted Coralroot: Corallorhiza maculata

* Western Twayblade: Listera caurina

Alaska Rein Orchid: Piperia unalascensis ? - In bud.

* Long-spurred Bog Orchid: Platanthera dilata var. leucostachys

* Sparse-flowered Bog Orchid: Platanthera sparsiflora

* American Bistort: Bistorta bistortoides

* Sulphur Flower Buckwheat: Eriogonum umbellatum var. argus (or var. goodmanii or modocense ? )

Broad-leaved Knotweed: Polygonum minimum

* Alpine Knotweed: Polygonum phytolaccifolium

* Sheep Sorrel: Rumex acetosella

* Wild Ginger: Asarum caudatum

* Pussypaws: Calyptridium umbellatum

Western Springbeauty: Claytonia lanceolata - Past bloom.

* Miner's Lettuce: Claytonia perfoliata ssp. perfoliata

* Redstem Miner's Lettuce: Claytonia rubra ssp. rubra

* Candy Flower: Claytonia siberica

* Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis

* Threeleaf Lewisia: Lewisia triphylla

* Water Montia: Montia chamissonis

* Little-leaf Montia: Montia parvifolia

* Fleshy Sandwort: Arenaria congesta var. crassula (or var. congesta?)

* Sticky Chickweed: Cerastium glomeratum

* Bigleaf Sandwort: Moehringia macrophylla

* Red Sandspurry: Spergularia rubra

* Baneberry: Actaea rubra

* Columbia Windflower: Anemone deltoidea

* Red Columbine: Aquilegia formosa

* White Marsh Marigold: Caltha leptosepala var. biflora

* Upland Larkspur: Delphinium nuttallianum

* Popular Buttercup: Ranunculus populago

* Little Buttercup: Ranunculus uncinatus var. parviflorus

* Vanilla Leaf: Achlys triphylla

* Inside-out Flower: Vancouveria hexandra

* Bleeding Heart: Dicentra formosa

Creamy Stonecrop: Sedum oregonense - In bud.

Wormleaf Stonecrop: Sedum stenopetalum sp. stenopetalum - In bud.

* Smooth Rockcress: Arabis glabra

Spring Beauty: Cardamine nuttallii var. nuttallii

* Rough Wallflower: Erysimum capitatum

* Large-flowered Hill Star: Lithophragma campanulatum

* Brewer's Mitrewort: Mitella breweri

* Three-tooth Mitrewort: Mitella trifida

* Rusty Saxifrage: Saxifraga ferruginea

* Fringecup: Tellima grandiflora

Siskiyou Gooseberry: Ribes binominatum - Spiny fruits forming.

Gummy Gooseberry: Ribes lobbii - Fruits forming.

* Marshall's Gooseberry: Ribes marshallii

Red-flowering Currant: Ribes sanguineum - Fruits forming

* Sticky Currant: Ribes viscosissimum

* Pacific Serviceberry: Amelanchier alnifolia var. semiintegrifolia ?

Sticky Cinquefoil: Drymocallis glandulosa var. glandulosa (Potentilla glandulosa var. glandulosa)

Rhomboid Sticky Cinquefoil: Drymocallis rhomboidea (Potentilla glandulosa ssp globosa) ?

* Wood Strawberry: Fragaria vesca var. bracteata

Oceanspray: Holodiscus discolor - In bud.

* Brewer's Cinquefoil: Potentilla breweri (P. drummondii var. breweri) ?

* Drummond's Cinquefoil: Potentilla drummondii (P. drummondii var. drummondii)

* Slender Cinquefoil: Potentilla gracilis var. fastigiata ?

* Bittercherry: Prunus emarginata var. emarginata

* Little Wild Rose: Rosa gymnocarpa

* Dwarf Bramble: Rubus lasiococcus

* Blackcap Raspberry: Rubus leucodermis

* Thimbleberry: Rubus parviflorus

* Dewberry: Rubus ursinus

* Sitka Mountain-ash: Sorbus sitchensis var. sitchensis

Douglas' Spiraea: Spiraea douglasii var. douglasii

* Sierra Peavine: Lathyrus nevadensis var. nevadensis

Sickle-keeled Lupine: Lupinus albicaulis (var. albicaulis or var. shastensis ?)

* Large-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus

* Long-stalked Clover: Trifolium longipes (var. elmeri , var. hansenii , or var. oreganum ?)

* White Clover: Trifolium repens

* American Vetch: Vicia americana ssp. americana

* Pioneer Violet: Viola glabella

* Small White Violet: Viola macloskeyi

* Upland Yellow Violet: Viola praemorsa ssp. linguifolia

Cutleaf Violet: Viola sheltonii

* Snowbrush: Ceanothus velutinus var. velutinus

* Cascara: Rhamnus purshiana

* Tinker's Penny: Hypericum anagalloides - Beginning to bloom.

Klamathweed: Hypericum perforatum - Along the old road beyond the trailhead.

Western St. John's Wort: Hypericum scouleri ? - In moist meadows with very few other weeds.

Fireweed: Chamerion angustifolium

Enchanter's Nightshade: Circaea alpina

* Diffuse Groundsmoke: Gayophytum diffusum var. parviflorum

* Cow Parsnip: Heraclelum maximum

* Gray's Lovage: Ligusticum grayi - Beginning to bloom.

* Mountain Sweet-cicely: Osmorhiza berteroi

* Western Sweet-cicely: Osmorhiza occidentalis

Gairdner's Yampah: Perideridia gairdneri

* Sierra Snakeroot: Sanicula graveolens

Little Prince's Pine: Chimaphila menziesii - In bud.

Prince's Pine: Chimaphila umbellata - In bud.

Salal: Gaultheria shallon

Sidebells Pyrola: Orthilia secunda - In bud.

Whitevein Pyrola: Pyrola picta - In bud.

Thin-leaved Huckleberry: Vaccinium membranaceum ?

* Swamp Huckleberry: Vaccinium uliginosum

* Alpine Shooting Star: Dodecatheon alpinum

* Large-flowered Collomia: Collomia grandiflora

* Varied-leaf Collomia: Collomia heterophylla

* Yellow-staining Collomia: Collomia tinctoria

* Scarlet Gilia: Ipomopsis aggregata ssp. formosissima

Harkness' Linanthus: Linanthus harknessii - In bud.

* Mountain Navarretia: Navarretia divaricata ssp. divaricata

* Woodland Phlox: Phlox adsurgens

* Spreading Phlox: Phlox diffusa ssp. longistylis - Fading out of bloom.

* Midget Phlox: Phlox gracilis -A few still in bloom.

* Western Waterleaf: Hydrophyllum occidentale

* Woods Nemophila: Nemophila parviflora var. parviflora ?

* Woodland Phacelia: Phacelia nemoralis ssp. oregonensis

* Blue Stickseed: Hackelia micrantha

* Bristly Stickseed: Hackelia setosa ?

* Beautiful Bluebells: Mertensia bella

Nettleleaf Horsemint: Agastache urticifolia var. urticifolia

* Mountain Balm: Monardella odoratissima

* Self-heal: Prunella vulgaris var. lanceolata

* Applegate's Paintbrush: Castileja applegatei var. pinetorum ?

* Cobwebby Paintbrush: Castilleja arachnoidea

* Common Paintbrush: Castilleja miniata ssp. miniata

* Small-flowered Blue-eyed Mary: Collinisa parviflora - A few still in bloom.

* Brewer's Monkeyflower: Mimulus breweri

* Common Monkeyflower: Mimulus guttatus

* Musk Monkeyflower: Mimulus moschatus

* Primrose Monkeyflower: Mimulus primuloides

Woodland Beardtongue: Nothochelone nemorosa - In bud.

Leafy Lousewort: Pedicularis racemosa

* Davidson's Penstemon: Penstemon davidsonii var. davidsonii or Cardwell's Penstemon: Penstemon cardwellii ?

* American Brooklime: Veronica americana

* Naked Broomrape: Orobanche uniflora

* Cleavers: Galium aparine

Low Mountain Bedstraw: Galium bifolium

* Sweet-scented Bedstraw: Galium triflorum

* Mountain Heliotrope: Valeriana sitchensis

* Purple-flowered Honeysuckle: Lonicera conjugialis

Blue Elderberry: Sambucus mexicana ssp. cerulea

* Red Elderberry: Sambucus racemosa var. racemosa

* Creeping Snowberry: Symphoricarpos mollis

Scouler's Harebell: Campanula scouleri

* Yarrow: Achillea millefolium

Pathfinder Plant: Adenocaulon bicolor

* Woodland Agoseris: Agoseris heterophylla

Pearly Everlasting: Anaphalis margaritacea

* Field Pussytoes: Antennaria howellii ssp. neodioica

* Broad-leaf Arnica: Arnica latifolia

Douglas' Mugwort: Artemisia douglasiana

* Alice's Fleabane: Erigeron aliceae

* Lanceleaf Eriophyllum, Oregon Sunshine: Eriophyllum lanatum var. lanceolatum

White-flowered Hawkweed: Hieracium albiflorum - In bud.

* Pineappleweed: Matricaria discoidea

* Western Coneflower: Rudbeckia occidentalis - Beginning to bloom.

* Arrowleaf Groundsel: Senecio triangularis

* Common Dandelion: Taraxacum officinale

 

* Yellow Pond Lily: Nuphar polysepalum


Additional Wildflower Species Observed Nearby:

* Columbia Tiger Lily: Lilium columbianum

* California Globe-mallow: Iliamna latibracteata

* Oregon Checkermallow: Sidalcea oregana ssp. spicata


Animals Seen During this Hike:

Stellers Jays

Dark-eyed Juncos

Anise Swallowtails

Painted Ladies

California Ladies

Monarchs

Sulphurs

Anglewings

Lilac-bordered Copper

Bluish Copper


Paul Slichter