Bog Microseris, Northern Microseris, Apargidium
Synonym: Apargidium boreale
The photo at right shows a view down onto the flower head of northern microseris as seen in the moist meadows of Bonney Meadows, Mt. Hood National Forest.........September 20, 2018. The photo at right shows a close-up view look down on
the flower head of northern microseris as seen as seen at about 4500' on the
northwestern slopes of Mt. Adams..........May 23, 2005. All photos on this
page were taken at the same location and at the same date. The plant shown here
should now be part of the collection at the herbarium at the University of Washington.
Northern microseris as seen on Mt. Adams........August 6, 2017.
The photo above shows a close-up of the involucral
bracts of northern microseris. Note how the outer row of bracts is much shorter
than the inner, darker row and note also the dark hairs at the tips of the inner
row of bracts.
The photo above shows a close-up side view
of the flower head of northern microseris and its involucral bracts as seen
near 4500' at Takh Takh Meadows on the northwestern slopes of Mt. Adams........July
The photo above shows the roots, cluster of basal leaves and
lower half of the leafless scape of northern microseris. The photo shows the
typical habitat in the background, which is a most meadow inundated by up to
a foot of water during the early season, through which the flowers will first
The photo above shows a close-up of a basal leaf of northern
The photo above shows the hollow stem of northern microseris
and its milky sap.