Wildflower Report for Mosier Plateau

LocationMosier Plateau
Date04/22/2018
ReporterGreg Lief
E-mailoregonwildflowers@gmail.com
Website/Photoshttp://LiefPhotos.com
CommentsThe wildflowers at Mosier Plateau look good now, and should improve during the next several weeks as the Northwest Balsamroot (Balsamorhiza deltoidea) reaches its peak. Flowers currently blooming include: Prairie Star (Lithophragma parviflorum), Fiddleneck (Amsinckia sp.), Pungent Desert Parsley (Lomatium grayi) especially on the slopes next to the creek, Slender Popcorn Flower (Plagiobothrys tenellus), Nuttall`s Larkspur (Delphinium nuttallianum), Nine-Leaf Desert Parsley (Lomatium triternatum), Western Buttercup (Ranunculus occidentalis), Small-Flowered Blue-Eyed Mary (Collinsia parviflora), Northwestern Saxifrage (Saxifraga integrifolia), Fringe Pod (Thysanocarpus curvipes), Miniature Lupine (Lupinus bicolor), Miner`s Lettuce (Claytonia perfoliata ssp. perfoliata), Big-Head Clover (Trifolium macrocephalum) at and Naked Broomrape (Orobanche uniflora) at higher elevations, and Bigroot (Marah oreganus).
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Mosier Plateau
04/22/2018
Website/Photos
The wildflowers at Mosier Plateau look good now, and should improve during the next several weeks as the Northwest Balsamroot (Balsamorhiza deltoidea) reaches its peak. Flowers currently blooming include: Prairie Star (Lithophragma parviflorum), Fiddleneck (Amsinckia sp.), Pungent Desert Parsley (Lomatium grayi) especially on the slopes next to the creek, Slender Popcorn Flower (Plagiobothrys tenellus), Nuttall`s Larkspur (Delphinium nuttallianum), Nine-Leaf Desert Parsley (Lomatium triternatum), Western Buttercup (Ranunculus occidentalis), Small-Flowered Blue-Eyed Mary (Collinsia parviflora), Northwestern Saxifrage (Saxifraga integrifolia), Fringe Pod (Thysanocarpus curvipes), Miniature Lupine (Lupinus bicolor), Miner`s Lettuce (Claytonia perfoliata ssp. perfoliata), Big-Head Clover (Trifolium macrocephalum) at and Naked Broomrape (Orobanche uniflora) at higher elevations, and Bigroot (Marah oreganus).


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