Pacific Northwest Wildflowers

White or Whitish
Drawf Dogwood
Drawf Dogwood, Bunchberry - Cornus unalaschkensis
Drawf Dogwood, Bunchberry – Corpus unalaschkensis TAKEN ON SOL DUC TRAIL NEAR SMALL STREAM ON 7/10/15. Washington
Drawf Dogwood, Bunchberry - Cornus unalaschkensis
Drawf Dogwood, Bunchberry – Cornus unalaschkensis
Cow Parsnip
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June 2015 Cow Parsnip – Heracleum maximum TAKEN ON ROADSIDE ON “WATERFALL ALLEY” NEAR THE COLUMBIA RIVER, OREGON SIDE. NATIVE. COMMON A LARGE PLANT APPROPRIATELY NAMED FOR HERCULES, SON OF ZEUS, A MORTAL OF EXTRAORDINARY POWER AND SIZE. NATIVE.
Ghost Flower
Monotropha unifloria
6/21/15 Ghost Flower – Monotropa uniflora TAKEN ON THE RANGER HOLE TRAIL IN THE OLYMPIC NATIONAL FOREST IN WASHINGTON STATE. NATIVE. RARE.
Coastal Brookfoam
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6/20/15 Coastal Brookfoam – Boykinia occidentalis. TAKEN ON THE STAIRCASE RAPIDS TRAIL IN THE OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK. NATIVE. COMMON.
Western Morning Glory
Western Mornng Glory - Calystegia occidentalis
Western Morning Glory – Calystegia occidentalis. Taken 7/8/15 on The Strait of Juan de Fuca in Washington State. Native. Locally Common.
Beach Morning Glory (Pink Flower)
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Calystegia soldanella – Beach Morning Glory, 7/22/15 TAKEN NEAR LEADBETTER POINT STATE PARK, LONG ISLAND PENINSULA, WASHINGTON
Hemlock
Poison-hemlock - Conium maculatum
7/6/15 Poison-hemlock – Conium maculatum
Poison-hemlock - Conium maculatum
Poison-hemlock – Conium maculatum
Salal
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7/7/15 Salal – Gaultheria shallon VIEWED ON POINT FLATTERY TRAIL, NEAH BAY, WASHINGTON. NATIVE. COMMON.
Himalayan Blackberry
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7/6/15 Himalayan Blackberry – Rubus discolor VIEWED IN PORT ANGELES, WASHINGTON. NONNATIVE. COMMON.

Ocean Spray

Ocean Spray, Creambush, Ironwood - Holodiscus discolor
7/6/15 Ocean Spray, Creambush, Ironwood – Holodiscus discolor VIEWED IN PORT ANGELES, WASHINGTON. NATIVE. COMMON.
Saxifrage
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6/29/15 Mertens’ saxifrage – Saxifraga mertensiana VIEWED ON THE LIVING LEGACY TRAIL IN THE HAMMA HAMMA VALLEY IN THE OLYMPIC NATIONAL FOREST. NATIVE. UNCOMMON.
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Mertens’ saxifrage – Saxifraga mertensiana
Traveler’s Joy
Traveler's Joy - Clematis vitalba
7/22/15 Traveler’s Joy – Clematis vitalba VIEWED IN DISAPPOINTMENT STATE PARK, WASHINGTON. NON-NATIVE. LOCALLY COMMON.
Traveler's Joy - Clematis vitalba
Traveler’s Joy – Clematis vitalba
Yarrow
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7/14/15 Common Yarrow – Achillea millefolium VIEWED IN HOAQUIAM, WASHINGTON. NATIVE. COMMON.
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Common Yarrow – Achillea millefolium
Common Yarrow - Achillea millefolium
7/22/15 MARSH HIKE IN LEADBETTER STATE PARK ON LONG BEACH PENINSULACommon Yarrow – Achillea millefolium
Pearly Everlasting
6/29/15 Pearly Everlasting – Anaphalis margaritacea TAKEN ON THE HAMMA HAMMA ROAD IN HAMMA HAMMA VALLEY. NATIVE. COMMON.
Pearly Everlasting – Anaphalis margaritacea
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Pearly Everlasting – Anaphalis margaritacea 7/22/15 NEAR LEADBETTER STATE PARK ON LONG BEACH PENINSULA
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Pearly Everlasting – Anaphalis margaritacea

Yellow Flowers

Thick-leaved draba
Thick-leaved draba - Draba Crassifolia
7/17/15 Thick-leaved draba – Draba Crassifolia VIEWED IN HOAQUIAM, WASHINGTON. NATIVE. LOCALLY COMMON
Thick-leaved draba - Draba Crassifolia
Seed Pod of Thick-leaved draba – Draba Crassifolia
Bird’s-foot trefoil
Bird's-foot trefoil - Lotus corniculatus
July 14, 2015 Bird’s-foot trefoil – Lotus corniculatus VIEWED IN HOQUIAM, WASHINGTON. NON-NATIVE. COMMON.
Bird's-foot trefoil - Lotus corniculatus
Bird’s-foot trefoil – Lotus corniculatus
Creeping Buttercup
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June 2015 Creeping Buttercup – Ranunculus repens VIEWED IN WILDWOOD RECREATION SITE – NEAR MOUNT HOOD, OREGON. NON-NATIVE. COMMON.
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7/2/15 Viewed on Murhut Falls Trail in Olympic National ParkCreeping Buttercup – Ranunculus repens
Celery Leaf Buttercup
Celery-leaf Buttercup - Ranunculus scereratus
. Celery-leaf Buttercup – Ranunculus scereratus TAKEN 7/8/15 ON THE STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA IN WASHINGTON STATE. NATIVE. COMMON. THE JUICE CAN CAUSE BLISTERS ON SKIN.
Celery-leaf Buttercup - Ranunculus scereratus
Celery-leaf Buttercup – Ranunculus scereratus
Pacific Silverweed
Pacific Silverweed - Argentina egedii subsp. egedii
7/22/15 Pacific Silverweed – Argentina egedii subsp. egedii VIEWED ON MARSH TRAIL IN LEADBETTER STATE PARK ON LONG BEACH PENINSULA, WASHINGTON. NATIVE. LOCALLY COMMON.
Monkey Flower
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Tooth-leaved monkeyflower – Mimulus dentatus TAKEN 7/10/15 ON SOL DUC TRAIL NEAR WATERFALLS IN OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK. NATIVE. COMMON.
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Tooth-leaved monkeyflower – Mimulus dentatus
Hound’s Tongue
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6/29/15 Hound’s-tongue hawkweed – Hieracium cynoglossoides VIEWED ON LIVING LEGACY TRAIL, HAMMA HAMMA VALLEY, OLYMPIC NATIONAL FOREST. NATIVE. COMMON.
Willamette valley gum weed
One-flowered goldenween, Howell's goldenweed - Pyrrocoma uniflora var. uniflora
7/22/15 Willamette valley gum weed, Puget Sound gum plant – Grindelia integrifolia Viewed in open marshland near Leadbetter State Park on Long Beach Peninsula, Washington. Native. Locally common
One-flowered goldenween
One-flowered goldenween, Howell's goldenweed - Pyrrocoma uniflora var. uniflora
One-flowered goldenween, Howell’s goldenweed – Pyrrocoma uniflora var. uniflora
Tansy - Tanacetum velgare
7/22/15 Tansy – Tanacetum velgare VIEWED ON MARSH TRAIL IN LEADBETTER STATE PARK ON LONG BEACH PENINSULA, WASHINGTON. NON-NATIVE. LOCALLY COMMON.
Tansy
Tansy - Tanacetum velgare
Tansy – Tanacetum velgare
Tansy - Tanacetum velgare
Tansy – Tanacetum velgare

Orange Flowers

Cape Jewelweed
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7/26/15 Cape Jewelweed – Impatiens capensis VIEWED IN GRAY’S HARBOR WILDLIFE REFUGE. NATIVE. LOCALLY COMMON.

Pink to Red or Red-Purple Flowers

Bleeding Heart
Wild Bleeding Heart - Dicentra formosa
June 2015 Pacific- Dicentra formosa VIEWED ON A TRAIL NEAR “WATERFALL ALLEY” NEAR THE COLUMBIA RIVER, OREGON SIDE. NATIVE. COMMON.
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Pacific Bleeding Heart – Dicentra formosa 6/29/15 VIEWED ON LIVING LEGACY TRAIL, HAMMA HAMMA VALLEY, OLYMPIC NATIONAL FOREST
Smoothstem Fireweed
Smoothstem Fireweed, Epilobium glaberrmum
Smoothstem Fireweed, Epilobium glaberrmum 7/14/15 VIEWED IN HOAQUIAM, WASHINGTON . NATIVE. COMMON.
Fireweed
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Fireweed – Chamerion augustfolium VIEWED ON JULY 7,2015 ON THE STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA BUT SEEN NUMEROUS PLACES IN WASHINGTON. NATIVE. COMMON.
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Fireweed – Chamerion augustfolium 6/29/15 – Hamma Hamma Valley
Giant Head Clover
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July 14, 2015 Giant Head Clover – Trillium macrocephalum VIEWED IN HOQUIAM, WASHINGTON. NATIVE. COMMON.
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Giant Head Clover – Trillium macrocephalum
Poverty Clover
Poverty Clover - Trifolium depauperatum
2. 7/14/15 Poverty Clover – Trifolium depauperatum VIEWED IN HOAQUIAM, WASHINGTON. NATIVE. COMMON.
Pacific Rhododendron
Wild Rhododendron
June 2015 Pacific Rhododendron – Rhododendron macrophyllum VIEWED CLOSE TO WILDWOOD RECREATION SITE – NEAR MOUNT HOOD, OREGON. NATIVE. COMMON.
Tiny Trumpet
7/9/15 Narrow-leaved collomia, Tiny Trumpet – Colombia linearis VIEWED ON MARYMERE TRAIL IN OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK. NATIVE. COMMON
Narrow-leaved collomia, Tiny Trumpet – Colombia linearis
Spiraea
Hardhack, Douglas's spiraea - Spiraea douglasii
Hardhack, Douglas’s spiraea – Spiraea douglasii VIEWED 8/15 IN GRAY’S HARBOR WILDLIFE REFUGE, HOAQUIAM, WASHINGTON. NATIVE. COMMON.
Spring Beauty
Western Spring Beauty, Spring Beauty - Claytonia lanceolata
7/22/15 Western Spring Beauty, Spring Beauty – Claytonia lanceolata VIEWED IN CAPE DISAPPOINTMENT STATE PARK, WASHINGTON. NATIVE. COMMON.
Western Spring Beauty, Spring Beauty - Claytonia lanceolata
Western Spring Beauty, Spring Beauty – Claytonia lanceolata
Buttonweed
Cheeseweed, Buttonweed, Malva neglecta
8/10/15 Cheeseweed, Buttonweed – Mava neglecta VIEWED IN HOQUIUM, WASHINGTON. NON-NATIVE. COMMON.
Foxglove
Foxglove - Digitalis purpurea
6/29/15 Foxglove – Digitalis purpurea. VIEWED ON THE HAMMA HAMMA RIVER ROAD IN OLYMPIC NATIONAL FOREST. NON-NATIVE. COMMON.
Foxglove - Digitalis purpurea
Foxglove – Digitalis purpurea.
Foxglove - Digitalis purpurea
Foxglove – Digitalis purpurea.
Mexican hedge nettle
7/22/15 Mexican hedge nettle – Stachys mexicana VIEWED ON TRAIL TO LOOKOUT AT POINT DISAPPOINTMENT LIGHTHOUSE, NEAR LONG BEACH, WASHINGTON. NATIVE. LOCALLY COMMON
Slender Paintbrush
Slender paintbrush, Giant red paintbrush - Castilleja miniata
June 24, 2014 – Slender paintbrush, Giant red paintbrush – Castilleja miniata VIEWED IN PROSPECT, OREGON. NATIVE. COMMON.
Slender paintbrush, Giant red paintbrush - Castilleja miniata
Slender paintbrush, Giant red paintbrush – Castilleja miniata
Woodland phlox
Woodland phlox - Phlox adsurgens
6/20/14 Woodland phlox – Phlox adsurgens VIEWED IN CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK. NATIVE. LOCALLY COMMON.
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Leaves of Woodland phlox – Phlox adsurgens VIEWED IN CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK. NATIVE. LOCALLY COMMON.
Spreading Phlox
Woodland phlox - Phlox adsurgens
6/20/14 – Spreading Phlox – Phlox diffusa VIEWED IN CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK. NATIVE. LOCALLY COMMON.
Twinflower
Twinflower - Linnaea borealis
7/7/15 Twinflower – Linnaea borealis VIEWED AT MARYMERE FALLS, OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK, WASHINGTON. NATIVE. COMMON
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6/29/15 Twinflower – Linnaea borealis, ON LIVING LEGACY TRAIL IN HAMMA HAMMA VALLEY, OLYMPIC NATIONAL FOREST
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Twinflower – Linnaea borealis
Western Dock
7/14/15 Western Dock – Rumex occidentalis VIEWED IN HOQUIAM, WASHINGTON. NON-NATIVE. COMMON.
Nodding Onion
Nodding Onion - Allium cernuum
7/11/15 Nodding Onion – Allium cernuum. Native. Locally Common. VIEWED ON DEER PARK ROAD IN OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK.
Nodding Onion - Allium cernuum
Nodding Onion – Allium cernuum
Cluster Thistle
Short-styled thistle, cluster thistle, Cirsium brevistylum
7/26/15 – Short-styled thistle, cluster thistle, Cirsium brevistylum VIEWED IN GRAY’S HARBOR WILDLIFE REFUGE IN HOAQUIAM, WASHINGTON. NATIVE. COMMON. FLOWERS CAN BE PINK TO RED-PURPLE.
Short-styled thistle, Cluster thistle - Cirsium brevistylum
Short-styled thistle, cluster thistle, Cirsium brevistylum
Spotted Knapweed
Spotted knapweed - Cenaurea biebersteinii
7/26/15 Spotted knapweed – Cenaurea biebersteinii VIEWED: BAY LOOP TRAIL IN LEADBETTER STATE PARK ON LONG BEACH PENINSULA, WASHINGTON. . NON-NATIVE. COMMON.

Violet to Blue or Blue-Purple Flowers

Hound’s Tongue
Hound's Tongue Cyneglossum grande
Hound’s Tongue – Cyneglossum grande 6/15 VIEWED IN WILDWOOD RECREATION SITE – NEAR MOUNT HOOD, OREGON. NATIVE. COMMON
Pincushion Penstemon
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6/21/15 Pincushion Penstemon or Small-Flowered Penstemon or Little Flowered Penstemon or Tall Alpine Beardtongue – Penstemon procures TAKEN ON THE RANGER HOLE TRAIL IN THE OLYMPIC NATIONAL FOREST. NATIVE. COMMON
incushion Penstemon or Small-Flowered Penstemon or Little Flowered Penstemon or Tall Alpine Beardtongue - Penstemon procures
7/14/14 TAKEN IN HOAQUIAM, WA incushion Penstemon or Small-Flowered Penstemon or Little Flowered Penstemon or Tall Alpine Beardtongue – Penstemon procures
Bittersweet Nightshade
Bittersweet Nightshade - Solanum dulcamara
Bittersweet Nightshade – Solanum dulcamara 9/15 VIEWED IN HOQUIAM, WASHINGTON, ON TRAIL, HIDING IN BLACKBERRY THICKET. NONNATIVE. COMMON.
Bittersweet Nightshade - Solanum dulcamara
Bittersweet Nightshade – Solanum dulcamara
Hayden’s Sister
Hayden's sister - Aster alpigenus subsp. haydenii
7/26/15 Hayden’s sister – Aster alpigenus subsp. haydenii VIEWED IN GRAY’S HARBOR WILDLIFE REFUGE, HOAQUIAM, WASHINGTON. NATIVE. LOCALLY COMMON.