[Wildflowers of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Identification of Wildflowers Having Tiny Flowers

Cascade Mts of Oregon & Washington


Nettle Family Plants having tiny green flowers without petals arranged in thin, stringy clusters. Toothed leaves are opposite. Plants are covered with stinging hairs!


Skunk Cabbage: Plants having a large, yellow leaf that surrounds a yellow spike of tiny flowers. Basal leaves very large. Plants have a sulfur odor when in bloom!
Goosefoot Family Sorry, but this one's not operational yet! Weedy plants having tiny green, non-petaled flowers in thick spike-like clusters. Leaves often have a white, scruffy appearance.
Amaranth Family Sorry, but this one's not operational yet! Weedy plants having tiny flowers in thick spikes or clusters. Leaves lack the white, scruffy appearance.
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