Selected Plants Seen on Boulder-Whiteclouds Council Trip - Sat. 07/11/2009 Near Stanley, Idaho
Trip Leader: Lynne Stone, Plant Expert: Michael Mancuso, Plant List Recorders: Cliff & Marlene Keene
Names from www.plants.usda.gov. Caution name have not yet been verified by Michael
When a plant has the same observation number, ie 39.1, 39.2 the 1st name is the currently accepted ("new") name in plants.usda.gov. The second name is usually the name used in "Hitchcock".
ObsvNo Loc_No AccSym Scientific_Name Common_Name Family F_ComName Remarks  Category Duration Fl_color G Growth_Habit
      Forbs & Herbs (Mostly non shrubby)          
39.1 3 ACCOC3 Aconitum columbianum ssp. columbianum Columbian monkshood Ranunculaceae Buttercup "New Name". Dicot Perennial   1 Forb/herb
39.2 3 ACCOC3 Aconitum columbianum var. ochroleucum monkshood Ranunculaceae Buttercup "OldName". Dicot Perennial   1 Forb/herb
9 1, 2, 3, 4 ACMI2 Achillea millefolium common yarrow Asteraceae Aster Considered an Introduced species. Dicot Perennial White 1 Forb/herb
75 5 AGAU2 Agoseris aurantiaca orange agoseris Asteraceae Aster   Dicot Perennial Orange 1 Subshrub, Forb/herb
16 1 ANCO Antennaria corymbosa flat-topped pussy-toes, meadow pussy-toes Asteraceae Aster There are lots of species of pussy-toes. Dicot Perennial White 1 Forb/herb
76 5 ANMA Anaphalis margaritacea western pearly everlasting, common pearly-everlasting Asteraceae Aster There is primarily only one Pearly-everlasting in our area. Dicot Perennial Yellow 1 Forb/herb
20 2,3 ANMI3 Antennaria microphylla littleleaf pussytoes,rosy pussy-toes  Asteraceae Aster   Dicot Perennial White 1 Forb/herb
67 5 ARCO9 Arnica cordifolia heartleaf arnica Asteraceae Aster   Dicot Perennial Yellow 1 Forb/herb
46 3 ARGL Arabis glabra tower rockcress, towermustard Brassicaceae Mustard Like most mustard family species this has 4 petals. Dicot Annual, Biennial, Perennial   1 Forb/herb
44 3 ARHO2 Arabis holboellii Holboell's rockcress Brassicaceae Mustard   Dicot Biennial, Perennial Purple 1 Forb/herb
43 3 ARLU Artemisia ludoviciana white sagebrush, western mugwort, prairie sage, Louisiana sagebrush Asteraceae Aster May be slightly shrubby but more herbaceous than most other sagebrush species. Dicot Perennial White 1 Subshrub, Forb/herb
74 5 ASAL7 Astragalus alpinus alpine milkvetch, purple milk-vetch Fabaceae Pea   Dicot Perennial   1 Forb/herb
21 2 BASA3 Balsamorhiza sagittata arrowleaf balsamroot Asteraceae Aster   Dicot Perennial Yellow 1 Forb/herb
24 3 CAEU Calochortus eurycarpus white mariposa lily, big-pod mariposa Liliaceae Lily Another similar species is called "Sego lily". Monocot Perennial White 1 Forb/herb
23 2, 5 CAMI12 Castilleja miniata giant red Indian paintbrush, scarlet paintbrush, common paintbrush Scrophulariaceae Figwort Apparently a different subspecies than the following. Dicot Perennial Red 1 Subshrub, Forb/herb
17.1 2,3, 4 CAMIM5 Castilleja miniata ssp. miniata giant red Indian paintbrush Scrophulariaceae Figwort "New Name". Dicot Perennial Red 1 Forb/herb, Subshrub
17.2 2, 3, 4 CAMIM5 Castilleja gracillima slender paintbrush Scrophulariaceae Figwort "OldName". Dicot Perennial Red 1 Forb/herb, Subshrub
51 4 CAQU2 Camassia quamash small camas, common camas Liliaceae Lily   Monocot Perennial Blue 1 Forb/herb
42 3, 4 CASU18 Camissonia subacaulis diffuseflower evening primrose Onagraceae Evening Primrose   Dicot Perennial   1 Forb/herb
12 1, 4 CEAR4 Cerastium arvense field chickweed, starry cerastium Caryophyllaceae Pink   Dicot Perennial   1 Forb/herb
59.1 5 CHAN9 Chamerion angustifolium fireweed Onagraceae Evening Primrose "New Name". Dicot Perennial   1 Forb/herb
59.2 5 CHANC Epilobium angustifolium fireweed Onagraceae Evening Primrose "OldName".       1 Forb/herb
55 4 CHFR3 Chenopodium fremontii Fremont's goosefoot Chenopodiaceae Goosefoot   Dicot Annual   1 Forb/herb
45 3 CISC2 Cirsium scariosum meadow thistle, elk thistle Asteraceae Aster   Dicot Biennial, Perennial   1 Forb/herb
65 5 CISU Cirsium subniveum Jackson Hole thistle Asteraceae Aster   Dicot Perennial   1 Forb/herb
32 3 COLI2 Collomia linearis tiny trumpet Polemoniaceae Phlox   Dicot Annual   1 Forb/herb
34 3 COPA3 Collinsia parviflora maiden blue eyed Mary, small-fld blue-eyed Mary Scrophulariaceae Figwort   Dicot Annual Blue 1 Forb/herb
37 3 DELPH Delphinium larkspur Ranunculaceae Buttercup   Dicot   Blue 1 Forb/herb
11 1 DODEC Dodecatheon shootingstar Primulaceae Primrose   Dicot   Purple 1 Forb/herb
31 3 ERIGE2 Erigeron fleabane Asteraceae Aster   Dicot     1 Forb/herb
1 1 FRMO Frasera montana white frasera Gentianaceae Gentian The abundant white flower on road side, but not discussed. Dicot Perennial White 1 Forb/herb
15 1 FRVI Fragaria virginiana Virginia strawberry Rosaceae Rose   Dicot Perennial White 1 Forb/herb
30 3 GADI2 Gayophytum diffusum spreading groundsmoke Onagraceae Evening Primrose   Dicot Annual   1 Forb/herb
71 5 GATR3 Galium triflorum fragrant bedstraw, sweetscented bedstraw Rubiaceae Madder   Dicot Perennial White 1 Forb/herb, Vine
29 3 GAYOP Gayophytum groundsmoke Onagraceae Evening Primrose   Dicot     1 Forb/herb
6 1 GEMA4 Geum macrophyllum largeleaf avens, Oregon avens Rosaceae Rose   Dicot Perennial Yellow 1 Forb/herb
14 1,3 GETR Geum triflorum old man's whiskers, prairie smoke avens Rosaceae Rose   Dicot Perennial Purple 1 Forb/herb
18 2 GEVI2 Geranium viscosissimum sticky purple geranium Geraniaceae Geranium   Dicot Annual, Perennial Purple 1 Forb/herb
58 5 HAFL2 Hackelia floribunda manyflower stickseed Boraginaceae Borage   Dicot Biennial, Perennial   1 Forb/herb
64 5 HEUCH Heuchera alumroot Saxifragaceae Saxifrage   Dicot     1 Forb/herb
79 5 HIAL2 Hieracium albiflorum white hawkweed, white-fld hawkweed Asteraceae Aster   Dicot Perennial White 1 Forb/herb
83.1 1, 2 IPAG Ipomopsis aggregata scarlet gilia Polemoniaceae Phlox "New Name". Dicot Biennial, Perennial   1 Forb/herb
83.2 1, 2 IPAGA3 Gilia aggregata scarlet gilia, skyrocket Polemoniaceae Phlox "OldName". Dicot Biennial, Perennial   1 Forb/herb
19 2 LUPIN Lupinus lupine Fabaceae Pea   Dicot     1 Forb/herb
72.1 5 MAST4 Maianthemum stellatum starry false lily of the valley Liliaceae Lily "New Name" There is another larger species that we also probably saw. Monocot Perennial White 1 Forb/herb
72.2 5 MAST4 Smilacina stellata starry or star-fld solomon-plume Liliaceae Lily "OldName". Monocot Perennial White 1 Forb/herb
49 3 MOCH Montia chamissoi water minerslettuce, Chamisso's montia, water montia Portulacaceae Purslane   Dicot Perennial   1 Forb/herb
5 1, 4 PEGR2 Pedicularis groenlandica elephanthead lousewort, pink elephant's head Scrophulariaceae Figwort   Dicot Perennial Purple 1 Forb/herb
8 1,2 PENST Penstemon beardtongue Scrophulariaceae Figwort   Dicot     1 Forb/herb
73 5 PHHA Phacelia hastata silverleaf phacelia, whiteleaf phacelia Hydrophyllaceae Waterleaf   Dicot Perennial White 1 Forb/herb
7.1 1 PLDI3 Platanthera dilatata scentbottle Orchidaceae Orchid "New Name". Monocot Perennial White 1 Forb/herb
7.2 1 PLDID Habenaria dilatata white bog-orchid, bog candle, scent-bottle, lfy white orchis Orchidaceae Orchid "OldName". Monocot Perennial White 1 Forb/herb
38.1 3, 4 POBI6 Polygonum bistortoides American bistort Polygonaceae Buckwheat "New Name". Dicot Perennial White 1 Forb/herb
38.2 3, 4 POBI6 Bistorta bistortoides American bistort, western bindweed, snakeweed Polygonaceae Buckwheat "OldName". Dicot Perennial White 1 Forb/herb
33 3 PODO4 Polygonum douglasii Douglas' knotweed Polygonaceae Buckwheat   Dicot Annual   1 Forb/herb
53 4 RAAQ Ranunculus aquatilis white water crowfoot, white water-buttercup Ranunculaceae Buttercup Under water Dicot Perennial   1 Forb/herb
47 3 RAFL2 Ranunculus flammula greater creeping spearwort, creeping buttercup, lesser spearwort Ranunculaceae Buttercup   Dicot Perennial Yellow 1 Forb/herb
10 1, 3 RUMEX Rumex dock Polygonaceae Buckwheat   Dicot     1 Forb/herb
3 1 SAOR2 Saxifraga oregana Oregon saxifrage, bog saxifrage Saxifragaceae Saxifrage   Dicot Perennial   1 Forb/herb
41.1 3 SEHY Senecio hydrophiloides tall groundsel Asteraceae Aster "New Name". Dicot Biennial, Perennial Yellow 1 Forb/herb
41.2 3 SEHY Senecio foetidus sweet-marsh butterweed Asteraceae Aster "OldName".       1 Forb/herb
50 4 SELA Sedum lanceolatum spearleaf stonecrop, lanceleaved stonecrop Crassulaceae Stonecrop   Dicot Perennial   1 Forb/herb
70 5 THOC Thalictrum occidentale western meadow-rue Ranunculaceae Buttercup   Dicot Perennial   1 Forb/herb
54 4 VERON Veronica speedwell Scrophulariaceae Figwort   Dicot     1 Forb/herb
35 3 WYHE2 Wyethia helianthoides sunflower mule-ears, white-rayed wyethia, white-head wyethia or white mule's-ears Asteraceae Aster Not in bloom. Id based on "hairs". Dicot Perennial White 1 Forb/herb
52 4 ZIEL2 Zigadenus elegans mountain deathcamas, glaucous zigadenus Liliaceae Lily   Monocot Perennial   1 Forb/herb
      Grasses and Grass Like Plants          
68 5 CAGE2 Carex geyeri Geyer's sedge, elk sedge Cyperaceae Sedge   Monocot Perennial Yellow 2 Graminoid
77 5 DAGL Dactylis glomerata orchardgrass Poaceae Grass Considered an Introduced species. Monocot Perennial Yellow 2 Graminoid
27 3 FEID Festuca idahoensis Idaho fescue Poaceae Grass   Monocot Perennial Yellow 2 Graminoid
48 3 HODE2 Hordeum depressum dwarf barley, meadow barley, low barley Poaceae Grass   Monocot Annual   2 Graminoid
13.1   JUARL Juncus arcticus ssp. littoralis mountain rush Juncaceae Rush "New Name". Monocot Perennial   2 Graminoid
13.2 1 JUARL Juncus balticus Baltic rush Juncaceae Rush "OldName". Monocot Perennial Brown 2 Graminoid
      Subshrubs, Shrubs & Trees          
87 5 ABLA Abies lasiocarpa subalpine fir Pinaceae Pine Spruce budworm was feeding on the new growth of these, and the Spruce and Douglas-fir. Gymnosperm Perennial   3 Tree
25 3 ARCA7 Arenaria capillaris slender mountain sandwort, thread-leaved sandwort Caryophyllaceae Pink Normally considered an herb. I'll re-sort this later. Dicot Perennial White 3 Subshrub, Forb/herb
63.1   COSES Cornus sericea ssp. sericea redosier dogwood Cornaceae Dogwood "New Name". Dicot Perennial White 3 Tree, Shrub
63.2   COSES Cornus stolonifera       "OldName".       3 Tree, Shrub
36.1 3 DAFRF Dasiphora fruticosa ssp. floribunda shrubby cinquefoil Rosaceae Rose "New Name". Dicot Perennial Blue 3 Shrub
36.2 3 DAFRF Potentilla fruticosa shrubby cinquefoil, yellow rose Rosaceae Rose "OldName". Dicot Perennial Blue 3 Shrub
28 3 ERFLP Eriogonum flavum var. piperi Piper's golden buckwheat Polygonaceae Buckwheat   Dicot Perennial Yellow 3 Subshrub, Forb/herb
26 3 ERLA6 Eriophyllum lanatum common woolly sunflower, common eriophyllum, Oregon sunshine Asteraceae Aster   Dicot Annual, Perennial   3 Subshrub, Forb/herb
82 5 LEGL Ledum glandulosum western Labrador tea, trapper's tea, smooth labrador-tea Ericaceae Heath Many authors consider this a Rhododendron and it will probably be reclassified as such in www.plants.usda.gov. Dicot Perennial White 3 Shrub
78.1 5 MARE11 Mahonia repens creeping barberry Berberidaceae Barberry "New Name". Dicot Perennial Yellow 3 Subshrub, Shrub
78.2 5 MARE11 Berberis repens creeping Oregongrape, low Oregongrape Berberidaceae Barberry "OldName". Dicot Perennial Yellow 3 Subshrub, Shrub
56 5 PEDE4 Penstemon deustus scabland penstemon, hot-rock penstemon Scrophulariaceae Figwort Plants says this is yellow, but I'd call it a white flower. Dicot Perennial Yellow 3 Subshrub, Forb/herb
22 2, 5 PEFR3 Penstemon fruticosus bush penstemon, shrubby or bush penstemon Scrophulariaceae Figwort   Dicot Perennial Blue 3 Subshrub
84 1,2,3,4,5 PICOL Pinus contorta var. latifolia lodgepole pine Pinaceae Pine Mountain pine beetle is affecting this species. Gymnosperm Perennial   3 Tree
86 5 PIEN Picea engelmannii Engelmann spruce Pinaceae Pine See not above re Western budworm. Gymnosperm Perennial Yellow 3 Tree
89.1 5 POPUL Populus cottonwood Salicaceae Willow We found an unknown cottonwood. Dicot Perennial   3 Tree
89.2   POBAT Populus balsamifera ssp. trichocarpa black cottonwood Salicaceae Willow This is our most common cottonwood, but the leaves didn't look right. Dicot Perennial Yellow 3 Tree
89.3   POBAT Populus trichocarpa black cottonwood     This is the "Old name" for black cottonwood       3  
89.4   POAN3 Populus angustifolia narrowleaf cottonwood Salicaceae Willow This is common in SE Idaho but not in our area. Dicot Perennial White 3 Tree
89.5 5 POAC5 Populus ×acuminata lanceleaf cottonwood Salicaceae Willow This is a hybrid which has leaves much like our specimen. Dicot Perennial   3 Tree
2 1, 4 POGR9 Potentilla gracilis slender cinquefoil Rosaceae Rose   Dicot Perennial Yellow 3 Subshrub, Forb/herb
88 5 POTR5 Populus tremuloides quaking aspen, trembling aspen, aspen Salicaceae Willow   Dicot Perennial Blue 3 Tree
85 2, 5 PSME Pseudotsuga menziesii Douglas-fir Pinaceae Pine Affected by Western (spruce) budworm. Gymnosperm Perennial   3 Tree
57 5 RICE Ribes cereum wax currant, squaw currant Grossulariaceae Currant   Dicot Perennial White 3 Shrub
61 5 RIVI3 Ribes viscosissimum sticky currant Grossulariaceae Currant   Dicot Perennial White 3 Shrub
60 5 RUID Rubus idaeus American red raspberry Rosaceae Rose   Dicot Perennial White 3 Subshrub
62 5 RUPA Rubus parviflorus thimbleberry Rosaceae Rose   Dicot Perennial White 3 Subshrub
80 5 SASC Salix scouleriana Scouler's willow Salicaceae Willow   Dicot Perennial Yellow 3 Tree, Shrub
4 1 SAWO Salix wolfii Wolf's willow Salicaceae Willow   Dicot Perennial   3 Shrub
69 5 SOSC2 Sorbus scopulina Greene's mountain ash, Cascade mountain-ash Rosaceae Rose   Dicot Perennial White 3 Tree, Shrub
66 5 SPBE2 Spiraea betulifolia white spirea, shiny-leaf spirea Rosaceae Rose   Dicot Perennial White 3 Shrub
81 5 SYOR2 Symphoricarpos oreophilus mountain snowberry Caprifoliaceae Honeysuckle   Dicot Perennial White 3 Shrub
40 3 PEGL5 Penstemon globosus globe penstemon Scrophulariaceae Figwort   Dicot Perennial   3 Subshrub, Forb/herb
Location Number Descriptions:
1 Vader Cr. Overlook
2 Bear Valley Road to Cape Horn Summit
3 Bruce's Meadows airfield (Lower Bear Valley area)
4 Bear Valley Cr. Bridge