[The Baby Stars and Linanthus of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Baker's Linanthus, Bolander's Linanthus

Leptosiphon bolanderi

Synonyms: Linanthus bakeri, Linanthus bolanderi

Baker's Linanthus: Leptosiphon bolanderi (Synonym: Linanthus bakeri)

A close-up of the flower of Baker's linanthus as photographed on slopes above Canyon Creek in the Klickitat State Wildlife Recreation Area to the north of the Columbia River Gorge.........May 8, 2009.

Baker's Linanthus: Leptosiphon bolanderi (Synonym: Linanthus bakeri)

A close-up of the corolla tube and underside of the corolla lobes of Baker's linanthus as photographed on slopes above Canyon Creek in the Klickitat State Wildlife Recreation Area to the north of the Columbia River Gorge........May 8, 2009.

Baker's Linanthus: Leptosiphon bolanderi (Synonym: Linanthus bakeri)

Note the long pedicel and calyx which is nearly as long as the corolla tube. Photographed on slopes above Canyon Creek in the Klickitat State Wildlife Recreation Area to the north of the Columbia River Gorge..........May 8, 2009.

Baker's Linanthus: Leptosiphon bolanderi (Synonym: Linanthus bakeri)

Another view of Baker's linanthus. Note again the long pedicel and calyx which is nearly as long as the corolla tube. Note also the whorls of tiny stem leaves. Photographed on slopes above Canyon Creek in the Klickitat State Wildlife Recreation Area to the north of the Columbia River Gorge.........May 8, 2009.

Calyx and corolla of Baker's Linanthus, Bolander's Linanthus: Leptosiphon bolanderi (Synonyms: Linanthus bakeri, Linanthus bolanderi) - Whorled stem leaves of Baker's Linanthus, Bolander's Linanthus: Leptosiphon bolanderi (Synonyms: Linanthus bakeri, Linanthus bolanderi)

Baker's Linanthus, Bolander's Linanthus: Leptosiphon bolanderi (Synonyms: Linanthus bakeri, Linanthus bolanderi) - Baker's Linanthus, Bolander's Linanthus: Leptosiphon bolanderi (Synonyms: Linanthus bakeri, Linanthus bolanderi)

Additional close-ups of Baker's linanthus as seen west of the Klickitat River in Klickitat County, Washington........April 15, 2010. Note that the corolla tube is about twice the length of the calyx and that are several sets of whorled leaves on the stem rather than a single dense whorl subtending the flowers as in babystars.

Baker's Linanthus, Bolander's Linanthus: Leptosiphon bolanderi (Synonyms: Linanthus bakeri, Linanthus bolanderi) - Baker's Linanthus, Bolander's Linanthus: Leptosiphon bolanderi (Synonyms: Linanthus bakeri, Linanthus bolanderi)

Baker's Linanthus, Bolander's Linanthus: Leptosiphon bolanderi (Synonyms: Linanthus bakeri, Linanthus bolanderi)

Additional close-ups of Baker's linanthus as seen west of the Klickitat River in the Klickitat Wildlife Area, Klickitat County, Washington........May 1, 2014.

Paul Slichter