Posted by: Sandy Steinman | June 9, 2015

Oregon Wildflower Reports 6/7/15

Oregon Wildflowers has two new reports

Chinidere Mountain 6/7/15 in the Oregon Cascades

Many forested flowers are blooming, including: plenty of beargrass (Xerophyllum tenax), profuse star-flowered Solomon’s seal (Maianthemum stellatum), Pacific bleeding heart (Dicentra formosa), Hooker’s Fairybells (Prosartes hookerii), wild ginger (Asarum caudatum), et cetera.

Blooming at the summit: Penstemon (Penstemon davidsonii?), Indian paintbrush (Castilleja hispida), catchfly (Silene sp.), western wallflower (Erysimum capitatum), Spring Gold (Lomatium utriculatum), spreading phlox (Phlox diffusa), and more.

Silver Star Mountain 6/7/15 in the Columbia River Gorge

The annual kaleidoscopic wildflower display has begun. Based upon her photos, I think that it is not yet at its peak. See website for lots of gorgeous photos!

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