[The Genus Collomia in Mt. Adams Country]

Alpine Collomia, Larsen's Mountain Trumpet, Talus Collomia, Talus Mountain-trumpet

Collomia larsenii

Synonym: Collomia debilis var. larsenii

Alpine Collomia, Larsen's Mountain Trumpet, Talus Collomia, Talus Mountain-trumpet: Collomia larsenii (Synonym: Collomia debilis var. larsenii)

The photo above shows a close-up of the trumpet-like flowers of alpine collomia as seen on Little Mt. Adams.........July 17, 2006.

Other Locations on Mt. Adams where this species has been seen:

1. One-half mile east of the south climb route atop South Butte at about 7500'.

2. Moraine above the head of Hell-roaring Meadows.


Alpine Collomia, Larsen's Mountain Trumpet, Talus Collomia, Talus Mountain-trumpet: Collomia larsenii (Synonym: Collomia debilis var. larsenii)

Alpine collomia forms attractive mats of lavender to cream-colored flowers. The mats range from 4-15 cm across and seem to be found in gravelly or cinder slopes with very good drainage. Photographed on Little Mt. Adams........July 17, 2006.

Alpine Collomia, Larsen's Mountain Trumpet, Talus Collomia, Talus Mountain-trumpet: Collomia larsenii (Synonym: Collomia debilis var. larsenii)

The photo above shows a close-up of alpine collomia as seen atop South Butte at about 7500' on the Suksdorf Ridge on Mt. Adams..........August 23, 2008.

Alpine Collomia, Larsen's Mountain Trumpet, Talus Collomia, Talus Mountain-trumpet: Collomia larsenii (Synonym: Collomia debilis var. larsenii) - Alpine Collomia, Larsen's Mountain Trumpet, Talus Collomia, Talus Mountain-trumpet: Collomia larsenii (Synonym: Collomia debilis var. larsenii)

Alpine collomia as seen on cindery scree slopes on Little Mount Adams, Tract D Yakama Nation lands on the east side of Mt. Adams...........August 13, 2012.

Alpine Collomia: Collomia larsenii (Synonym: Collomia debilis var. larsenii)

Alpine collomia flowering on dry, rocky slopes of Mt. Adams along the climber's trail about one-quarter mile south east of the southern lateral moraine to Mazama Glacier..........July 19, 2009.

Alpine Collomia, Larsen's Mountain Trumpet, Talus Collomia, Talus Mountain-trumpet: Collomia larsenii (Synonym: Collomia debilis var. larsenii) - Alpine Collomia, Larsen's Mountain Trumpet, Talus Collomia, Talus Mountain-trumpet: Collomia larsenii (Synonym: Collomia debilis var. larsenii) - Alpine Collomia, Larsen's Mountain Trumpet, Talus Collomia, Talus Mountain-trumpet: Collomia larsenii (Synonym: Collomia debilis var. larsenii)

Alpine collomia observed on an outcrop above 7200' at the head of Hellroaring Valley on Mt. Adams, Bird Creek Meadows, Yakama Nation lands.........September 3, 2017.

Woody stem of Alpine Collomia, Larsen's Mountain Trumpet, Talus Collomia, Talus Mountain-trumpet: Collomia larsenii (Synonym: Collomia debilis var. larsenii) - Leaf of Alpine Collomia, Larsen's Mountain Trumpet, Talus Collomia, Talus Mountain-trumpet: Collomia larsenii (Synonym: Collomia debilis var. larsenii)

Little Mt. Adams.........September 8, 2001.

Alpine Collomia, Larsen's Mountain Trumpet, Talus Collomia, Talus Mountain-trumpet: Collomia larsenii (Synonym: Collomia debilis var. larsenii)

Alpine collomia blooming on gravelly soils at the base of the Mazama Glacier on Mt. Adams.........July 19, 2009.

Alpine Collomia, Larsen's Mountain Trumpet, Talus Collomia, Talus Mountain-trumpet: Collomia larsenii (Synonym: Collomia debilis var. larsenii)

Alpine collomia blooming on gravelly soils at the base of the Mazama Glacier at the southeast side of Mount Adams...........August 12, 2013.

Alpine Collomia, Larsen's Mountain Trumpet, Talus Collomia, Talus Mountain-trumpet: Collomia larsenii (Synonym: Collomia debilis var. larsenii) - Alpine Collomia, Larsen's Mountain Trumpet, Talus Collomia, Talus Mountain-trumpet: Collomia larsenii (Synonym: Collomia debilis var. larsenii) - Alpine Collomia, Larsen's Mountain Trumpet, Talus Collomia, Talus Mountain-trumpet: Collomia larsenii (Synonym: Collomia debilis var. larsenii)

Alpine collomia observed on an outcrop above 7200' at the head of Hellroaring Valley on Mt. Adams, Bird Creek Meadows, Yakama Nation lands.........September 2, 2017.

Paul Slichter