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The Northwestern Balsamroot <I>(Balsamorhiza deltoidea)</I> is <B>UBIQUITOUS</B>, especially on the slopes of Chatfield Hill and Marsh Hill. That alone should be enough reason for you to visit in the very near future!<P> Also blooming are: profuse amounts of Large-flowered Blue-eyed Mary <I>(Collinsia grandiflora)</I> and Small-flowered Blue-eyed Mary <I>(Collinsia parviflora)</I>, Naked Broomrape <I>(Orobanche uniflora)</I>, Harsh Paintbrush <I>(Castilleja hispida)</I>, Upland Larkspur <I>(Delphinium nuttallianum)</I>, Western Buttercup <I>(Ranunculus occidentalis </I>var. <I>occidentalis)</I>, Smooth Prairie Star <I>(Lithophragma glabra)</I>, Northwestern Saxifrage <I>(Saxifraga integrifolia)</I>, Miners Lettuce <I>(Claytonia perfoliata)</I>, Manroot <I>(Marah oreganus)</I>, Ball-Head Waterleaf <I>(Hydrophyllum capitatum </I>var. <I>thompsonii)</I>, American Vetch <I>(Vicia americana)</I>, Barestem Desert Parsley <I>(Lomatium nudicaule)</I>, Suksdorf's Desert Parsley <I>(Lomatium suksdorfii)</I>, scattered Shooting Stars <I>(Dodecatheon sp.)</I>, Chocolate Lily <I>(Fritillaria affinis)</I> especially as you descend toward the stream, Big-head clover <I>(Trifolium macrocephalum)</I>, Bicolor Triteleia <I>(Triteleia grandiflora </I>var. <I>howellii)</I>, and occasional Meadow Death Camas <I>(Zigadenus venenosus)</I> on Chatfield Hill.


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