[Members of the Sunflower Family in the Cascade Mts. with Discoid Flower Heads]

Snakeroot, Western Snakeroot, Western Boneset:

Ageratina occidentalis

formerly Eupatorium occidentale

Western Snakeroot, Western Boneset: Ageratina occidentalis

This photo shows a close-up sideview of the inflorescence of western snakeroot in bloom at a small quarry along forest road #3512 above the Cooper Spur Ski Area on Mt. Hood.....................August 2, 2007.

Western Boneset, Western Snakeroot: Ageratina occidentalis

This photo shows a close-up sideview of the inflorescence and upper stem leaves of western snakeroot at a small quarry along forest road #3512 above the Cooper Spur Ski Area on Mt. Hood.....................August 2, 2007.

Western Boneset, Western Snakeroot: Ageratina occidentalis

This photo shows western snakeroot in bloom at a small quarry along forest road #3512 above the Cooper Spur Ski Area on Mt. Hood.....................August 2, 2007.

Paul Slichter