Montana Outdoors

June 8, 2017

Wildflowers in the Coeur d’Alenes

Here are the wildflowers (besides the Bear Grass) that I found on the June 4 hike in the Coeur d’Alene Mountains;

Low Jacob's-ladder

Low Jacob's-ladder

Low Jacob’s-ladder ~ Polemonium californicum

Smallflower Miterwort

Smallflower Miterwort ~ Ozomelis stauropetala

Kinnikinnik

Kinnikinnik ~ Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Prickly Currant

Prickly Currant ~ Ribes lacustre

Canary Violet

Canary Violet ~ Viola praemorsa

Baneberry

Baneberry ~ Actaea rubra

Pacific Trillium

Pacific Trillium ~ Trillium Ovatum (These have disappeared at the valley level and at the end of their bloom no up high)

Western Meadow-rue

Western Meadow-rue ~ Thalictrum occidentale

Roundleaf Alumroot

Roundleaf Alumroot ~ Heuchera cylindrica

August 25, 2012

Little Thompson Peak (4)

Nature seems to have a special fondness for the bare areas just off the very top of mountain peaks on their south sides and often adorns such places with flowers.

Little Thompson Peak

Buckwheat

Little Thompson Peak

Arrowleaf Buckwheat, Northern Buckwheat

Arrowleaf Buckwheat, Northern Buckwheat, Eriogonum compositum

Douglas Buckwheat

Douglas Buckwheat

Douglas Buckwheat, Eriogonum douglasii

Menzies' Campion

Menzies’ Campion, Silene menziesii

Roundleaf Alumroot, Lava Alumroot

Roundleaf Alumroot, Lava Alumroot, Heuchera cylindric

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