Posted by: Sandy Steinman | July 5, 2013

Cone Peak, OR Wildflower Report 7/4/13

Oregon Wildflowers  has a Wildflower Report for Cone Peak in Oregon

 Now is a great time to visit Cone Peak, especially for the big meadows/rock gardens.

Blooming in the forest: Wood Strawberry (Fragaria vesca), Columbia Windflower (Anemone deltoidea), Bunchberry (Cornus unalaschkensis), Queen’s Cup (Clintonia uniflora), Candyflower (Claytonia sibirica), Spotted Coral Root (Corallorhiza maculata), Pacific Bleeding Heart (Dicentra formosa), Red Columbine (Aquilegia formosa), Foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia), Tall Bluebell (Mertensia paniculata), Foamflower (Tiarella trifoliata), Sitka Valerian (Valeriana sitchensis), Great Polemonium (Polemonium carneum), Cardwell’s Penstemon (Penstemon cardwellii), Cliff Larkspur (Delphinium menziesii), Tiger Lily (Lilium columbianum), and several bunches of Bear Grass (Xerophyllum tenax).

Blooming in the two small meadows: Bluefield Gilia (Gilia capitata), Cardwell’s Penstemon (Penstemon cardwellii), Cat’s Ear (Calochortus subalpinus), Cliff Larkspur (Delphinium menziesii), Cream Stonecrop (Sedum oregonense), Harsh Paintbrush (Castilleja hispida), Monkey Flower (Mimulus guttatus), Small-Flowered Blue-Eyed Mary (Collinsia parviflora), Small-Flowered Penstemon (Penstemon procerus), Virgate Phacelia (Phacelia heterophylla), Spreading Phlox (Phlox diffusa), Sulphur Flower Buckwheat (Eriogonum umbellatum var. umbellatum), Spring Gold (Lomatium utriculatum), Western Serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia), Naked Broomrape (Orobanche uniflora), Pacific Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum tenuipes), and Western Wallflower (Erysimum capitatum).

Blooming in the big meadows: profuse amounts of Cat’s Ear, Cliff Larkspur, Harsh Paintbrush, Bluefield Gilia, Monkey Flower, along with Scalloped Onion (Allium crenulatum), Giant Blue-Eyed Mary (Collinsia parviflora), some Meadow Death Camas (Zigadenus venenosus), Field Chickweed (Cerastium arvense), Oregon Sunshine (Eriophyllum lanatum), and Long-Stalked Clover (Trifolium longipes).

See Older Reports at: Oregon Wildflowers


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