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Blooming: Shining Oregon grape <I>(Berberis aquifolium)</I> and Creeping Oregon grape <I>(Berberis repens)</I>. Northwestern Saxifrage <I>(Saxifraga integrifolia)</I>, Small-flowered Prairie Star <I>(Lithophragma parviflorum)</I>, Pungent Desert Parsley <I>(Lomatium grayi)</I>, Salt & Pepper <I>(Lomatium piperi)</I>, Gold Stars <I>(Crocidium multicaule)</I>, Filaree <I>(Erodium cicutarium)</I>, Spring Whitlow-grass <I>(Draba verna)</I>. Grass Widows <I>(Olsynium douglasii)</I> mostly gone. Pacific Waterleaf <I>(Hydrophyllum capitatum)</I> along the lower trail (parallel to Highway 14). One isolated group of Desert Shooting Stars <I>(Dodecatheon conjugens)</I>. Two isolated sightings of Panicled Death Camas <I>(Zigadenus paniculatus)</I> near the base of the butte. Lots of Yarrow <I>(Achillea millefolium)</I> and lupine leaves, but still no blooms.


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