Wild for Wildflowers

Rangers have been hiking the Gorge on their work and free time and capturing fantastic shots of wildflowers.  

Here’s the first round from the “Crown Point of the East”:

Rowena Crest and Tom McCall Preserve

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Columbia Desert Parsley

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Buttercup

Glacier Lily2_TMC_April 5 2014

Glacier Lily

Gold Star_TMC_April 5 2014

Gold Star

Grass Widow_TMC_April 5 2014

Grass Widow

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Lupine with Water Droplets

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Prairie Star

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Paintbrush

NW Balsamroot2_TMC_April 5 2014

Northwest Balsamroot

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Lance-leaf Spring Beauty

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Shooting Star

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Small-flowered Blue-eyed Mary

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Upland Larkspur

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Yellow Bell

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Posted on April 17, 2014, in Plants & Wildlife, Visiting the Gorge, Weather & Scenery and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 9 Comments.

  1. These are just amazing — especially the Columbia Desert Parsley and Shooting Star! Thanks!

  2. Claudia Brooks

    Please pass on a good word from us to all the rangers that their photos are highly appreciated! Both educational and beautiful.

  3. Wonderful pictures

  4. I am so glad someone shared this blog with me. You all are putting together a wonderful resourse; I’m hooked.

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