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The summit meadow wildflower display is still 2-3 weeks off, but there are plenty of flowers in bloom. <P> Forest: Small-Flowered Blue-Eyed Mary <I>(Collinsia parviflora)</I>, patches of Rough Wallflower <I>(Erysium asperum)</I> in sunny areas, Nine-leaf Desert Parsley <I>(Lomatium triternatum </I>var.<I> triternatum)</I>, Slender Popcorn Flower <I>(Plagiobothrys tenellus)</I>, Spotted Coral Root <I>(Corallorhiza maculata)</I>, Wild Strawberry <I>(Fragaria virginiana)</I>, Small-Flowered Prairie Star <I>(Lithophragma parviflorum)</I>, Vanilla Leaf <I>(Achlys triphylla)</I>, Hooker's Fairybell <I>(Disporum hookeri)</I>, Miner's Lettuce <I>(Claytonia perfoliata)</I>, Evergreen Violet <I>(Viola sempervirens)</I>, and Fairyslipper <I>(Calypso bulbosa)</I> at higher elevations. Dutchman's Breeches <I>(Dicentra cucullaria)</I> is blooming above the upper trail junction. <P> Summit Meadows: Northwest Balsamroot <I>(Balsamorhiza deltoidea)</I>, Harsh Paintbrush <I>(Castilleja hispida)</I>, Upland Larkspur <I>(Delphinium nuttallianum)</I>, and Spreading Phlox <I>(Phlox diffusa)</I> are just getting started. However, there are lots of Gold Stars <I>(Crocidium multicaule)</I> and Western Buttercup <I>(Ranunculus occidentalis)</I> to provide splashes of yellow. There is also a patch of Glacier Lily <I>(Erythronium grandiflorum)</I> still in bloom at the summit, as well as a profusion of Western Spring Beauty <I>(Claytonia lanceolata)</I>. On the forested route to the summit, there are still many Western Trillium <I>(Trillium ovatum)</I> in peak form, as well as lots of Dutchman's Breeches <I>(Dicentra cucullaria)</I>.


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