Posted by: Sandy Steinman | May 25, 2017

Oregon Wildflowers: 5/25/17

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Dog Mountain – Balsamroot, larkspur, paintbrush, and phlox are blooming in the meadows. She also photographed: Threadleaf phacelia (Phacelia linearis), Forktooth Ookow (Dichelostemma congestum), Lupine, Columbia Windflower (Anemone deltoidea), Star-Flowered Solomon`s Seal (Maianthemum stellatum), Ball-Head Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum capitatum), Rosy Plectritis (Plectritis congesta), Chocolate Lily (Fritillaria affinis), Big-Head Clover (Trifolium macrocephalum), Hooker`s Fairybell (Disporum hookeri), Western baneberry (Actaea rubra), Red-Flowering Currant (Ribes sanguineum), Fringecup (Tellima grandiflora), Slender Woodland Star (Lithophragma tenellum), Early Blue Violet (Viola adunca), False Solomon`s Seal (Maianthemum racemosum), and White Western Groundsel (Senecio integerrimus var. ochroleucus).

Tom McCall Nature Preserve – Although the balsamroot at this location is well past its peak, … the White Hyacinth (Triteleia hyacinthina), Lupine, Paintbrush, and Sticky-Stem Penstemon (Penstemon glandulosus) all look good.

Mary’s Peak –  although it is still quite early, there are some wildflowers blooming at Marys Peak, most notably Pioneer Violets (Viola glabella), Early Blue Violets (Viola adunca), and Oregon Anemones (Anemone oregana). There are also a few few patches of Oregon Fawn Lilies (Erythronium oregonum) and Glacier Lilies (Erythronium grandiflorum).

William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge – the following wildflowers are in bloom: Peacock Larkspur (Delphinium pavonaceum); Rose checker-mallow (Sidalcea virgata); Meadow checker-bloom (Sidalcea campestris); and Golden paintbrush (Castilleja levisecta).

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