Most sources set the bloom time for this common gorge variety in March, but this year we found it at Catherine Creek in mid February! (more…)
Varying in color from white to yellow, this single-stemmed plant concentrates alkaloids from the soil, causing it to be poisonous to cattle in its later stages. Also known as Paleyellow Ragwort.
Also known as Sand Clover, it was formerly named tridentatum. Named after Carl Ludwig Willdenow (1765-1812), a German botanist.
Easy to miss, the early spring Bitter root appears to survive with little support. (more…)