Posted by: Sandy Steinman | June 17, 2017

Columbia River Gorge Wildflowers: Eagle Mt. 6/16/17

Oregon Wildflowers reports on Eagle Creek in the Columbia River Gorge

Eagle Creek  There are still plenty of wildflowers blooming along the Eagle Creek Trail: profuse Seep Monkeyflower (Mimulus guttatus) and Streambank Arnica (Arnica amplexicaulis) starting shortly after the trailhead, Little-leaf Montia (Montia parvifolia), Wild Ginger (Asarum caudatum), Turtlehead (Nothochelone nemorosa), Bigroot (Marah oreganus), Globe Gilia (Gilia capitata), Self-Heal (Prunella vulgaris ), Rosy Plectritis (Plectritis congesta), profuse Tapertip Onion (Allium acuminatum) in rocky areas and on hillsides, occasional Small-Flowered Tiger Lily (Lilium columbianum), profuse Common Clarkia (Clarkia rhomboidea) starting to open shortly after the cliff-side trail segments, Yarrow (Achillea millefolium), profuse Twinflower (Linnaea borealis), Salal (Gaultheria shallon), Inside-Out Flower (Vancouveria hexandra), Broad-leaf Stonecrop (Sedum spathulifolium), and Hyacinth Cluster Lily (Triteleia hyacinthina).

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