Grass Widows <I>(Olsynium douglasii)</I> are blooming everywhere, and there are still more on the way.
Several patches of Columbia Desert Parsley <I>(Lomatium columbianum)</I> are starting to bloom along the lower paved trail and at higher elevations north of the parking area. Tiny Salt & Pepper <I>(Lomatium piperi)</I> is blooming everywhere. Western Saxifrage <I>(Saxifraga occidentalis)</I> is on the way. Also starting to bloom at higher elevations are Gold Stars <I>(Crocidium multicaule)</I> and Small-flowered Prairie Stars <I>(Lithophragma parviflorum)</I>.