[Members of the Sunflower Family in the Columbia River Gorge with Flowers like Dandylions]

Wirelettuce of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington

The Genus Stephanomeria

A close-up ray flowers of of stiff-branch wirelettuce as seen on gravel slopes above Washington Highway 14 above Wishram, WA........October 7, 2006.

Stiff-branch Wirelettuce, Stiff-branched Stephanomeria, Stiff-branched Wirelettuce, Tufted Wirelettuce: Stephanomeria paniculata -

Narrow-leaf Skeletonweed, Narrow-leaved Wirelettuce, Wirelettuce: Stephanomeria tenuifolia (Synonyms: Stephanomeria minor var. minor, Stephanomeria tenuifolia var. myrioclada Stephanomeria tenuifolia var. tenuifolia) -

Paul Slichter