[Members of the Sunflower Family with Button-like Heads in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Pathfinder, Trail-plant

Adenocaulon bicolor

Inflorescence of Pathfinder, Trail-plant: Adenocaulon bicolor

The photo above shows a fuzzy view of the inflorescence of pathfinder as seen on the south-facing slopes below the DNR rock quarry atop the ridge that divides Cougar and Dairy Creeks at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams..........July 10, 2005.

Upper leaf surface of Pathfinder, Trail-plant: Adenocaulon bicolor - Lower leaf surface of Pathfinder, Trail-plant: Adenocaulon bicolor

These photos show the glabrous upper surface (left) and white-woolly underside (right) of the basal leaf blades of pathfinder as seen on the south-facing slopes below the DNR rock quarry atop the ridge that divides Cougar and Dairy Creeks at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams..........July 10, 2005.

Lower leaf surface of Pathfinder, Trail-plant: Adenocaulon bicolor

A close-up of the lower leaf surface of pathfinder as seen in open coniferous forest along the Green River Trail #213, Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument.......September 4, 2019.

Paul Slichter