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Blooming now: Small-flowered Lupine <I>(Lupinus micranthus)</I>, <B>lots</B> of Common Camas <I>(Camassia quamash)</I> with more on the way, Meadow Death-Camas <I>(Zigadenus venenosus </I>var.<I> venenosus)</I>, Small-flowered Blue-eyed Mary <I>(Collinsia parviflora)</I>, Bicolored Cluster Lily <I>(Brodiaea howellii)</I> especially between the waterfall viewpoint and the boardwalk, Chickweed Monkey Flower <I>(Mimulus alsinoides)</I>, Small-flowered Prairie Star <I>(Lithophragma parviflorum)</I>, Filaree* <I>(Erodium cicutarium)</I>, Western Saxifrage <I>(Saxifraga occidentalis)</I>, Western Buttercup <I>(Ranunculus occidentalis)</I>, False Agoseris <I>(Nothocalais troximoides)</I> along the upper trail, Upland Larkspur <I>(Delphinium nuttallianum)</I> especially next to upper trail, Poet's Shooting Star <I>(Dodecatheon poeticum)</I>, Gold Star <I>(Crocidium multicaule)</I>, Pungent Desert Parsley <I>(Lomatium grayi)</I>, Piper's Desert Parsley <I>(Lomatium piperi)</I>, Bare-stem Desert Parsley <I>(Lomatium nudicaule)</I>, Nine-leaf Desert Parsley <I>(Lomatium triternatum </I>var.<I> triternatum)</I>, Miner's Lettuce <I>(Claytonia perfoliata)</I>, Rigid Fiddleneck <I>(Amsinckia retrorsa)</I>. Dutchman's Breeches <I>(Dicentra cucullaria)</I> are on their last legs under the oaks near the creek along the upper trail. <P> Above the old corral: Oaks Toothwort <I>(Cardamine pulcherrima)</I> blooming, Big-head Clover <I>(Trifolium macrocephalum)</I>, Chocolate Lily <I>(Fritillaria lanceolata)</I> and Ball-Head Waterleaf <I>(Hydrophyllum capitatum</I> var. <I>thompsonii)</I> starting to bloom. Columbia Gorge Lupine <I>(Lupinus latifolius </I>var.<I> thompsonianus)</I> should be blooming very soon (there is plenty blooming along the old highway). <P> Blooming above the arch: Slender Popcorn Flower <I>(Plagiobothrys tenellus)</I>, Northwest Balsamroot <I>(Balsamorhiza deltoidea)</I>, Naked Broomrape <I>(Orobanche uniflora </I>var.</I> purpurea)</I>, Baby Star <I>(Linanthus bicolor)</I>, <P> Lots of <font color="red">Poison Oak</font> <I>(Toxicodendron diversilobum)</I> along the upper trail... watch your step!


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