[Pussypaws of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Pussypaws, Mt. Hood Pussypaws

Calyptridium umbellatum

Synonyms: Calyptridium umbellatum var. caudiciferum, Calyptridium umbellatum var. umbellatum, Cistanthe umbellata, Cistanthe umbellata var. caudicifera, Cistanthe umbellata var. umbellata, Cistanthe umbellatum, Spraguea umbellata, Spraguea umbellata var. caudicifera, Spraguea umbellata var. umbellata

Pussypaws: Calyptridium umbellatum (formerly Cistanthe umbellata var. caudicifera or Spraguea umbellata var. caudicifera)

This photo shows pussypaws atop King Mt. in the King Mt. Rock Garden ACEC in the Umpqua National Forest........June 25, 2005.

Inflorescence of Pussypaws: Calyptridium umbellatum (formerly Cistanthe umbellata var. caudicifera or Spraguea umbellata var. caudicifera)

This photo shows a close-up of the inflorescence of pussypaws as seen atop King Mt. in the King Mt. Rock Garden ACEC in the Umpqua National Forest.......June 25, 2005. Note the brightly colored beetle at right, possibly pollinating the flowers?.

Pussypaws, Mt. Hood Pussypaws: Calyptridium umbellatum (Synonyms: Calyptridium umbellatum var. caudiciferum, Calyptridium umbellatum var. umbellatum, Cistanthe umbellata, Cistanthe umbellata var. caudicifera, Cistanthe umbellata var. umbellata, Cistanthe umbellatum, Spraguea umbellata, Spraguea umbellata var. caudicifera, Spraguea umbellata var. umbellata ) - Pussypaws, Mt. Hood Pussypaws: Calyptridium umbellatum (Synonyms: Calyptridium umbellatum var. caudiciferum, Calyptridium umbellatum var. umbellatum, Cistanthe umbellata, Cistanthe umbellata var. caudicifera, Cistanthe umbellata var. umbellata, Cistanthe umbellatum, Spraguea umbellata, Spraguea umbellata var. caudicifera, Spraguea umbellata var. umbellata)

Pussypaws as seen along the summit ridge of Lookout Mountain, northern edge of the Badger Creek Wilderness..........June 21, 2014.

Pussypaws: Calyptridium umbellatum (formerly Cistanthe umbellata var. caudicifera or Spraguea umbellata var. caudicifera)

Pussypaws as seen atop Lookout Mountain at the northern edge of the Badger Creek Wilderness.........July 4, 2013.

Paul Slichter