Wildflower Report for Cone Peak

LocationCone Peak
Date07/26/2008
ReporterGreg Lief
E-mailoregonwildflowers@gmail.com
Website/Photoshttp://LiefPhotos.com
CommentsAlthough the meadow wildflowers were slightly past peak (and probably confused by the snow pack), there were still PLENTY of flowers to see!

Blooming in the forest: Wood Strawberry (Fragaria vesca), Vanilla Leaf (Achlys triphylla), Columbia Windflower (Anemone deltoidea), Star-Flowered Solomon's-Seal (Maianthemum stellatum), False Solomon's-Seal (Maianthemum racemosa), Bunchberry (Cornus unalaschkensis), Youth-On-Age (Tolmiea mensziesii), Queen's Cup (Clintonia uniflora), Wood Violet (Viola glabella), Candyflower (Claytonia sibirica), Spotted Coral Root (Corallorhiza maculata), Striped Coral Root (Corallorhiza striata), Pacific Bleeding Heart (Dicentra formosa), Red Columbine (Aquilegia formosa), Foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia), Tall Bluebell (Mertensia paniculata), Sitka Valerian (Valeriana sitchensis), Great Polemonium (Polemonium carneum), Cliff Larkspur (Delphinium menziesii), Drummond's Cinquefoil (Potentilla drummondii), and Musk Monkeyflower (Mimulus moschatus).

Blooming in the first small meadow: lots of Cat's Ear (Calochortus subalpinus), Cardwell's Penstemon (Penstemon cardwellii), Cream Stonecrop (Sedum oregonense), Harsh Paintbrush (Castilleja hispida), Oregon Sunshine (Eriophyllum lanatum), and Small-Flowered Penstemon (Penstemon procerus).

Blooming in the second small meadow: lots more Cat's Ear, Harsh Paintbrush, as well as Arrow-Leaf Groundsel (Senecio triangularis), Scarlet Gilia (Ipomopsis aggregata), Spreading Phlox (Phlox diffusa), and some Spring Gold (Lomatium utriculatum).

Blooming in the big meadows: lots more Cat's Ear and Harsh Paintbrush, along with Scalloped Onion (Allium crenulatum), Sulphur Flower Buckwheat (Eriogonum umbellatum var. umbellatum), Yarrow (Achillea millefolium), Spotted Saxifrage (Saxifraga bronchialis), Spreading Stonecrop (Sedum divergens), Littleleaf Montia (Montia parvifolia), Shasta Clover (Trifolium productum), Hot Rock Penstemon (Penstemon deustus), Gordon's Ivesia (Ivesia gordonii), and Broadleaf Lupine (Lupinus latifolius).

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Cone Peak
07/26/2008
Website/Photos
Although the meadow wildflowers were slightly past peak (and probably confused by the snow pack), there were still PLENTY of flowers to see!

Blooming in the forest: Wood Strawberry (Fragaria vesca), Vanilla Leaf (Achlys triphylla), Columbia Windflower (Anemone deltoidea), Star-Flowered Solomon's-Seal (Maianthemum stellatum), False Solomon's-Seal (Maianthemum racemosa), Bunchberry (Cornus unalaschkensis), Youth-On-Age (Tolmiea mensziesii), Queen's Cup (Clintonia uniflora), Wood Violet (Viola glabella), Candyflower (Claytonia sibirica), Spotted Coral Root (Corallorhiza maculata), Striped Coral Root (Corallorhiza striata), Pacific Bleeding Heart (Dicentra formosa), Red Columbine (Aquilegia formosa), Foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia), Tall Bluebell (Mertensia paniculata), Sitka Valerian (Valeriana sitchensis), Great Polemonium (Polemonium carneum), Cliff Larkspur (Delphinium menziesii), Drummond's Cinquefoil (Potentilla drummondii), and Musk Monkeyflower (Mimulus moschatus).

Blooming in the first small meadow: lots of Cat's Ear (Calochortus subalpinus), Cardwell's Penstemon (Penstemon cardwellii), Cream Stonecrop (Sedum oregonense), Harsh Paintbrush (Castilleja hispida), Oregon Sunshine (Eriophyllum lanatum), and Small-Flowered Penstemon (Penstemon procerus).

Blooming in the second small meadow: lots more Cat's Ear, Harsh Paintbrush, as well as Arrow-Leaf Groundsel (Senecio triangularis), Scarlet Gilia (Ipomopsis aggregata), Spreading Phlox (Phlox diffusa), and some Spring Gold (Lomatium utriculatum).

Blooming in the big meadows: lots more Cat's Ear and Harsh Paintbrush, along with Scalloped Onion (Allium crenulatum), Sulphur Flower Buckwheat (Eriogonum umbellatum var. umbellatum), Yarrow (Achillea millefolium), Spotted Saxifrage (Saxifraga bronchialis), Spreading Stonecrop (Sedum divergens), Littleleaf Montia (Montia parvifolia), Shasta Clover (Trifolium productum), Hot Rock Penstemon (Penstemon deustus), Gordon's Ivesia (Ivesia gordonii), and Broadleaf Lupine (Lupinus latifolius).


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