[Golden Peas: The Genus Thermopsis West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Slender Thermopsis, Slender Golden-banner, Golden Pea, Mountain Thermopsis

Thermopsis gracilis

Synonyms: Thermopsis gracilis var. gracilis, Thermopsis gracilis var. venosa, Thermopsis macrophylla var. venosa, Thermopsis montana var. venosa, Thermopsis subglabra

Slender Thermopsis, Slender Golden-banner, Golden Pea, Mountain Thermopsis: Thermopsis gracilis (Synonyms: Thermopsis gracilis var. gracilis, Thermopsis gracilis var. venosa, Thermopsis macrophylla var. venosa, Thermopsis montana var. venosa, Thermopsis subglabra)

Slender golden-banner blooming along the trail on the ridgeline about one-mile southeast of Whetstone Butte, Siskiyou National Forest...............July 15, 2012.

Maturing pods of Slender Thermopsis, Slender Golden-banner, Golden Pea, Mountain Thermopsis: Thermopsis gracilis (Synonyms: Thermopsis gracilis var. gracilis, Thermopsis gracilis var. venosa, Thermopsis macrophylla var. venosa, Thermopsis montana var. venosa, Thermopsis subglabra)

Close-up of the maturing fruits of slender golden-banner as seen along Forest Service Road 4201, Siskiyou National Forest..............July 15, 2012.

Paul Slichter