Washington Wildflowers - Family Index

Introduction | Plant Index

Photos by Tim Hagan

260 Plants in 45 Families


Arum Family (Araceae)

Lysichiton americanus Lysichiton americanus (Lysichitum americanum)
Skunk Cabbage

Aster Family (Asteraceae)

Achillea millefolium Achillea millefolium
Yarrow
Agoseris aurantiaca Agoseris aurantiaca
Orange Agoseris
Agoseris glauca var. dasycephala Agoseris glauca var. dasycephala
Pale Agoseris
Anaphalis margaritacea Anaphalis margaritacea
Pearly Everlasting
Antennaria lanata Antennaria lanata
Woolly Pussytoes
Antennaria racemosa Antennaria racemosa
Racemose Pussytoes
Antennaria rosea Antennaria rosea
Rosy Pussytoes
Arnica latifolia Arnica latifolia
Mountain Arnica
Balsamorhiza sagittata Balsamorhiza sagittata
Arrowleaf Balsamroot
Cacaliopsis nardosmia Cacaliopsis nardosmia (Luina nardosmia)
Silvercrown
Chaenactis douglasii Chaenactis douglasii
Dusty Maiden
Cirsium edule Cirsium edule
Edible Thistle
Crepis modocensis Crepis modocensis
Low Hawksbeard
Erigeron aureus Erigeron aureus
Golden Fleabane
Erigeron compositus Erigeron compositus
Cut-leaved Daisy
Erigeron linearis Erigeron linearis
Desert Yellow Daisy
Erigeron peregrinus Erigeron peregrinus
Subalpine Daisy
Hieracium albiflorum Hieracium albiflorum
White-flowered Hawkweed
Luina hypoleuca Luina hypoleuca
Silverback Luina
Petasites frigidus var. palmatus Petasites frigidus var. palmatus (Petasites palmatus)
Sweet Coltsfoot
Rainiera stricta Rainiera stricta (Luina stricta)
Tongue-leaf Luina
Rudbeckia occidentalis Rudbeckia occidentalis
Western Coneflower
Senecio fremontii Senecio fremontii
Dwarf Mountain Butterweed
Senecio integerrimus Senecio integerrimus
Western Groundsel
Solidago multiradiata Solidago multiradiata
Northern Goldenrod

Barberry Family (Berberidaceae)

Achlys triphylla Achlys triphylla
Vanilla Leaf
Berberis aquifolium Berberis aquifolium (Mahonia aquifolium)
Tall Oregon-grape
Berberis nervosa Berberis nervosa (Mahonia nervosa)
Cascade Oregon Grape

Bellflower Family (Campanulaceae)

Campanula rotundifolia Campanula rotundifolia
Harebell
Campanula scabrella Campanula scabrella
Rough Harebell
Campanula scouleri Campanula scouleri
Scouler's Harebell

Birthwort or Pipevine Family (Aristolochiaceae)

Asarum caudatum Asarum caudatum
Wild Ginger

Bittersweet or Staff-Tree Family (Celastraceae)

Paxistima myrsinites Paxistima myrsinites (Pachistima myrsinites)
Oregon Boxwood

Bladderwort Family (Lentibulariaceae)

Pinguicula vulgaris Pinguicula vulgaris
Common Butterwort

Borage Family (Boraginaceae)

Amsinckia menziesii Amsinckia menziesii
Small-flowered Fiddleneck
Cryptantha thompsonii Cryptantha thompsonii
Thompson's Cryptantha
Lithospermum ruderale Lithospermum ruderale
Western Gromwell
Mertensia paniculata Mertensia paniculata
Tall Bluebells

Broomrape Family (Orobanchaceae)

Castilleja hispida Castilleja hispida
Harsh Paintbrush
Castilleja miniata Castilleja miniata
Scarlet Paintbrush
Castilleja parviflora var. albeda Castilleja parviflora var. albeda
Small-flowered Paintbrush
Castilleja parviflora var. oreopola Castilleja parviflora var. oreopola
Magenta Paintbrush
Castilleja rupicola Castilleja rupicola
Cliff Paintbrush
Castilleja thompsonii Castilleja thompsonii
Thompson's Paintbrush
Orobanche uniflora Orobanche uniflora
Naked Broomrape

Buckwheat Family (Polygonaceae)

Aconogonon davisiae Aconogonon davisiae (Polygonum newberryi)
Newberry's Knotweed
Bistorta bistortoides Bistorta bistortoides (Polygonum bistortoides)
American Bistort
Eriogonum compositum Eriogonum compositum
Northern Buckwheat
Eriogonum ovalifolium var. nivale Eriogonum ovalifolium var. nivale
Cushion Buckwheat
Eriogonum umbellatum Eriogonum umbellatum
Sulphur Buckwheat
Oxyria digyna Oxyria digyna
Mountain Sorrel

Buttercup Family (Ranunculaceae)

Aconitum columbianum Aconitum columbianum
Monkshood
Anemone drummondii Anemone drummondii
Drummond's Anemone
Anemone lyallii Anemone lyallii
Lyall's Anemone
Anemone occidentalis Anemone occidentalis
Western Anemone
Anemone oregana Anemone oregana
Oregon Anemone
Aquilegia formosa Aquilegia formosa
Red Columbine
Caltha leptosepala Caltha leptosepala (Caltha biflora)
White Marshmarigold
Clematis occidentalis Clematis occidentalis (Clematis columbiana)
Columbia Clematis
Delphinium glareosum Delphinium glareosum
Rockslide Larkspur
Delphinium lineapetalum Delphinium lineapetalum (Delphinium nuttallianum var. lineapetalum)
Thin-petal Larkspur
Ranunculus glaberrimus var. ellipticus Ranunculus glaberrimus var. ellipticus
Sagebrush Buttercup
Ranunculus glaberrimus var. glaberrimus Ranunculus glaberrimus var. glaberrimus
Sagebrush Buttercup
Thalictrum occidentale Thalictrum occidentale
Western Meadowrue
Trautvetteria caroliniensis Trautvetteria caroliniensis
False Bugbane
Trollius albiflorus Trollius albiflorus (Trollius laxus)
Globeflower

Carrot or Parsley Family (Apiaceae)

Angelica arguta Angelica arguta
Sharptooth Angelica
Heracleum maximum Heracleum maximum (Heracleum lanatum)
Cow Parsnip
Ligusticum grayi Ligusticum grayi
Gray's Lovage
Lomatium canbyi Lomatium canbyi
Canby's Lomatium
Lomatium martindalei Lomatium martindalei
Martindale's Lomatium
Lomatium triternatum Lomatium triternatum
Nine-leaf Lomatium

Cucumber Family (Cucurbitaceae)

Marah oreganus Marah oreganus
Bigroot

Currant Family (Grossulariaceae)

Ribes bracteosum Ribes bracteosum
Stink Currant
Ribes cereum Ribes cereum
Squaw Currant
Ribes lacustre Ribes lacustre
Prickly Currant
Ribes sanguineum Ribes sanguineum
Red-flowering Currant
Ribes viscosissimum Ribes viscosissimum
Sticky Currant

Dogbane Family (Apocynaceae)

Apocynum androsaemifolium Apocynum androsaemifolium
Spreading Dogbane

Dogwood Family (Cornaceae)

Cornus unalaschkensis Cornus unalaschkensis (Cornus canadensis)
Bunchberry

Evening-Primrose Family (Onagraceae)

Chamerion angustifolium Chamerion angustifolium (Epilobium angustifolium)
Fireweed
Chamerion latifolium Chamerion latifolium (Epilobium latifolium)
Red Willow-herb
Circaea alpina Circaea alpina
Enchanter's Nightshade
Epilobium anagallidifolium Epilobium anagallidifolium (Epilobium alpinum)
Alpine Willow-herb
Epilobium luteum Epilobium luteum
Yellow Willow-herb

Figwort Family (Scrophulariaceae)

Collinsia parviflora Collinsia parviflora
Small-flowered Blue-eyed Mary
Mimulus lewisii Mimulus lewisii
Lewis' Monkey-flower
Mimulus tilingii Mimulus tilingii
Mountain Monkey-flower
Pedicularis bracteosa Pedicularis bracteosa
Bracted Lousewort
Pedicularis contorta Pedicularis contorta
Coiled-beak Lousewort
Pedicularis groenlandica Pedicularis groenlandica
Elephant's Head
Pedicularis ornithorhyncha Pedicularis ornithorhyncha
Bird's-beak Lousewort
Pedicularis racemosa Pedicularis racemosa
Sickletop Lousewort
Pedicularis rainierensis Pedicularis rainierensis
Mount Rainier Lousewort
Penstemon confertus Penstemon confertus
Yellow Penstemon
Penstemon davidsonii var. menziesii Penstemon davidsonii var. menziesii
Davidson's Penstemon
Penstemon procerus Penstemon procerus
Small-flowered Penstemon
Penstemon rupicola Penstemon rupicola
Cliff Penstemon
Penstemon serrulatus Penstemon serrulatus
Cascade Penstemon
Veronica cusickii Veronica cusickii
Cusick's Speedwell

Fumitory Family (Fumariaceae)

Corydalis scouleri Corydalis scouleri
Scouler's Corydalis
Dicentra formosa Dicentra formosa
Bleeding Heart
Dicentra uniflora Dicentra uniflora
Steer's Head

Gentian Family (Gentianaceae)

Gentiana calycosa Gentiana calycosa
Mountain Bog Gentian

Ginseng Family (Araliaceae)

Oplopanax horridus Oplopanax horridus (Oplopanax horridum)
Devil's Club

Grass of Parnassus Family (Parnassiaceae)

Parnassia fimbriata Parnassia fimbriata
Fringed Grass-of-Parnassus

Heath Family (Ericaceae)

Arbutus menziesii Arbutus menziesii
Madrone
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Kinnikinnick
Cassiope mertensiana Cassiope mertensiana
White Mountain-heather
Chimaphila menziesii Chimaphila menziesii
Little Pipsissewa
Elliottia pyroliflorus Elliottia pyroliflorus (Cladothamnus pyroliflorus)
Copperbush
Gaultheria shallon Gaultheria shallon
Salal
Harrimanella stelleriana Harrimanella stelleriana (Cassiope stelleriana)
Alaskan Mountain-Heather
Kalmia microphylla Kalmia microphylla (Kalmia polifolia)
Alpine Laurel
Ledum glandulosum Ledum glandulosum
Trapper's Tea
Menziesia ferruginea Menziesia ferruginea
Fool's Huckleberry
Moneses uniflora Moneses uniflora (Pyrola uniflora)
Single Delight
Monotropa hypopitys Monotropa hypopitys (Hypopitys monotropa)
Pinesap
Monotropa uniflora Monotropa uniflora
Indian-pipe
Orthilia secunda Orthilia secunda (Pyrola secunda)
One-sided Wintergreen
Phyllodoce empetriformis Phyllodoce empetriformis
Pink Mountain-heather
Phyllodoce glanduliflora Phyllodoce glanduliflora
Yellow Mountain-heather
Pterospora andromedea Pterospora andromedea
Pinedrops
Pyrola picta Pyrola picta
White-veined Wintergreen
Rhododendron albiflorum Rhododendron albiflorum
White Rhododendron
Vaccinium ovatum Vaccinium ovatum
Evergreen Huckleberry
Vaccinium scoparium Vaccinium scoparium
Grouseberry

Honeysuckle Family (Caprifoliaceae)

Linnaea borealis Linnaea borealis
Twinflower
Lonicera ciliosa Lonicera ciliosa
Orange Honeysuckle
Lonicera involucrata Lonicera involucrata
Black Twinberry
Lonicera utahensis Lonicera utahensis
Utah Honeysuckle
Sambucus racemosa Sambucus racemosa
Red Elderberry
Symphoricarpos oreophilus Symphoricarpos oreophilus (Symphoricarpos rotundifolius)
Mountain Snowberry

Lily Family (Liliaceae)

Allium crenulatum Allium crenulatum
Scalloped Onion
Calochortus lyallii Calochortus lyallii
Lyall's Star Tulip
Camassia quamash Camassia quamash
Common Camas
Clintonia uniflora Clintonia uniflora
Queen's Cup
Erythronium grandiflorum Erythronium grandiflorum
Glacier Lily
Erythronium montanum Erythronium montanum
Avalanche Lily
Fritillaria affinis Fritillaria affinis (Fritillaria lanceolata)
Chocolate Lily
Fritillaria pudica Fritillaria pudica
Yellow Bell
Lilium columbianum Lilium columbianum
Tiger Lily
Maianthemum dilatatum Maianthemum dilatatum
False Lily-of-the-valley
Maianthemum racemosum Maianthemum racemosum (Smilacina racemosa)
False Solomon's Seal
Maianthemum stellatum Maianthemum stellatum (Smilacina stellata)
Star-flowered Solomon's Seal
Prosartes hookeri Prosartes hookeri (Disporum hookeri)
Hooker's Fairy-bells
Stenanthium occidentale Stenanthium occidentale
Western Mountainbells
Streptopus amplexifolius Streptopus amplexifolius
Clasping Twisted-stalk
Streptopus lanceolatus Streptopus lanceolatus (Streptopus roseus)
Rosy Twisted-stalk
Triantha occidentalis Triantha occidentalis (Tofieldia glutinosa)
Tofieldia
Trillium ovatum Trillium ovatum
Western Trillium
Veratrum viride Veratrum viride
Green False Hellebore
Xerophyllum tenax Xerophyllum tenax
Beargrass
Zigadenus paniculatus Zigadenus paniculatus (Zygadenus paniculatus)
Foothill Death Camas
Zigadenus venenosus Zigadenus venenosus (Zygadenus venenosus)
Meadow Death-camas

Madder Family (Rubiaceae)

Galium serpenticum Galium serpenticum (Galium multiflorum)
Many-flowered Bedstraw

Maple Family (Aceraceae)

Acer macrophyllum Acer macrophyllum
Bigleaf Maple

Milkweed Family (Asclepiadaceae)

Asclepias speciosa Asclepias speciosa
Showy Milkweed

Mint Family (Lamiaceae)

Monardella odoratissima Monardella odoratissima
Mountain Monardella
Stachys cooleyae Stachys cooleyae (Stachys chamissonis)
Cooley's Hedge-nettle

Mustard Family (Brassicaceae)

Arabis holboellii Arabis holboellii
Holboell's Rockcress
Erysimum arenicola Erysimum arenicola
Sand-dwelling Wallflower
Physaria alpestris Physaria alpestris
Alpine Twinpod
Smelowskia ovalis Smelowskia ovalis
Alpine Smelowskia
Thlaspi montanum Thlaspi montanum (Thlaspi fendleri var. glaucum)
Fendler's Pennycress

Myrsine Family (Myrsinaceae)

Trientalis latifolia Trientalis latifolia
Western Starflower

Orchid Family (Orchidaceae)

Calypso bulbosa Calypso bulbosa
Fairy-slipper
Corallorhiza maculata Corallorhiza maculata
Spotted Coral-root
Corallorhiza mertensiana Corallorhiza mertensiana
Western Coral-root
Goodyera oblongifolia Goodyera oblongifolia
Rattlesnake-plantain
Listera caurina Listera caurina
Western Twayblade
Listera cordata Listera cordata
Heart-leaf Twayblade
Platanthera dilatata Platanthera dilatata (Habenaria dilatata)
White Bog-orchid
Platanthera orbiculata Platanthera orbiculata (Habenaria orbiculata)
Round-leaved Rein-orchid
Platanthera stricta Platanthera stricta (Habenaria saccata)
Slender Bog-orchid

Pea Family (Fabaceae)

Astragalus whitneyi Astragalus whitneyi
Balloon Milk-vetch
Lupinus latifolius Lupinus latifolius
Broadleaf Lupine
Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii
Alpine Lupine
Oxytropis campestris Oxytropis campestris
Common False Locoweed

Phlox Family (Polemoniaceae)

Collomia debilis Collomia debilis
Alpine Collomia
Collomia grandiflora Collomia grandiflora
Large-flowered Collomia
Ipomopsis aggregata Ipomopsis aggregata (Gilia aggregata)
Scarlet Gilia
Linanthus nuttallii Linanthus nuttallii (Linanthastrum nuttallii)
Nuttall's Linanthus
Phlox diffusa Phlox diffusa
Spreading Phlox
Phlox gracilis Phlox gracilis (Microsteris gracilis)
Slender Phlox
Polemonium elegans Polemonium elegans
Elegant Jacob's Ladder
Polemonium pulcherrimum Polemonium pulcherrimum
Showy Jacob's-ladder

Pink Family (Caryophyllaceae)

Cerastium arvense Cerastium arvense
Field Chickweed
Minuartia obtusiloba Minuartia obtusiloba (Arenaria obtusiloba)
Alpine Sandwort
Moehringia macrophylla Moehringia macrophylla (Arenaria macrophylla)
Bigleaf Sandwort
Silene acaulis Silene acaulis
Moss Campion
Silene parryi Silene parryi
Parry's Catchfly

Primrose Family (Primulaceae)

Dodecatheon jeffreyi Dodecatheon jeffreyi
Jeffrey's Shooting Star
Douglasia nivalis Douglasia nivalis
Snow Douglasia

Purslane Family (Portulacaceae)

Cistanthe umbellata Cistanthe umbellata (Calyptridium umbellatum, Spraguea umbellata)
Pussypaws
Claytonia lanceolata Claytonia lanceolata
Spring Beauty
Claytonia megarhiza var. nivalis Claytonia megarhiza var. nivalis
Alpine Springbeauty
Claytonia rubra Claytonia rubra
Red Miner's Lettuce
Claytonia sibirica Claytonia sibirica (Montia sibirica)
Siberian Miner's Lettuce
Lewisia columbiana Lewisia columbiana
Columbia Lewisia
Lewisia rediviva Lewisia rediviva
Bitterroot
Lewisia tweedyi Lewisia tweedyi (Cistanthe tweedyi)
Tweedy's Lewisia

Rose Family (Rosaceae)

Amelanchier alnifolia Amelanchier alnifolia
Western Serviceberry
Aruncus dioicus Aruncus dioicus (Aruncus sylvester)
Goatsbeard
Fragaria virginiana Fragaria virginiana
Wild Strawberry
Geum macrophyllum Geum macrophyllum
Large-leaved Avens
Geum triflorum Geum triflorum
Old Man's Whiskers
Holodiscus discolor Holodiscus discolor
Ocean Spray
Ivesia gordonii Ivesia gordonii
Gordon's Ivesia
Ivesia tweedyi Ivesia tweedyi
Tweedy's Ivesia
Luetkea pectinata Luetkea pectinata
Partridgefoot
Oemleria cerasiformis Oemleria cerasiformis (Osmaronia cerasiformis)
Indian Plum
Potentilla flabellifolia Potentilla flabellifolia
Fan-leaf Cinquefoil
Prunus emarginata Prunus emarginata
Bitter Cherry
Prunus virginiana Prunus virginiana
Chokecherry
Rosa gymnocarpa Rosa gymnocarpa
Baldhip Rose
Rubus lasiococcus Rubus lasiococcus
Dwarf Bramble
Rubus parviflorus Rubus parviflorus
Thimbleberry
Rubus spectabilis Rubus spectabilis
Salmonberry
Sorbus sitchensis Sorbus sitchensis
Sitka Mountain-ash
Spiraea betulifolia Spiraea betulifolia
Birchleaf Spiraea
Spiraea douglasii Spiraea douglasii
Douglas Spirea
Spiraea splendens Spiraea splendens (Spiraea densiflora)
Subalpine Spirea

Saxifrage Family (Saxifragaceae)

Elmera racemosa Elmera racemosa
Elmera
Leptarrhena pyrolifolia Leptarrhena pyrolifolia
Leatherleaf Saxifrage
Lithophragma parviflorum Lithophragma parviflorum (Lithophragma parviflora)
Prairie Star
Micranthes apetala Micranthes apetala (Saxifraga integrifolia var. apetala)
Petalless Saxifrage
Micranthes ferruginea Micranthes ferruginea (Saxifraga ferruginea)
Rusty Saxifrage
Micranthes tolmiei Micranthes tolmiei (Saxifraga tolmiei)
Tolmie's Saxifrage
Mitella pentandra Mitella pentandra
Alpine Mitrewort
Mitella trifida Mitella trifida
Pacific Mitrewort
Saxifraga bronchialis Saxifraga bronchialis
Spotted Saxifrage
Saxifraga caespitosa Saxifraga caespitosa
Tufted Saxifrage
Tellima grandiflora Tellima grandiflora
Fringecup
Tiarella trifoliata Tiarella trifoliata
Foamflower
Tolmiea menziesii Tolmiea menziesii
Youth-on-age

Stonecrop Family (Crassulaceae)

Rhodiola integrifolia Rhodiola integrifolia (Sedum roseum)
Roseroot
Sedum divergens Sedum divergens
Spreading Stonecrop
Sedum lanceolatum Sedum lanceolatum
Lanceleaf Stonecrop
Sedum spathulifolium Sedum spathulifolium
Broad-leaved Stonecrop
Sedum stenopetalum Sedum stenopetalum
Wormleaf Stonecrop

Valerian Family (Valerianaceae)

Valeriana columbiana Valeriana columbiana
Wenatchee Valerian
Valeriana sitchensis Valeriana sitchensis
Sitka Valerian

Violet Family (Violaceae)

Viola adunca Viola adunca
Blue Violet
Viola glabella Viola glabella
Stream Violet
Viola palustris Viola palustris
Marsh Violet
Viola purpurea Viola purpurea
Goosefoot Violet
Viola sheltonii Viola sheltonii
Shelton Violet

Waterleaf Family (Hydrophyllaceae)

Hesperochiron pumilus Hesperochiron pumilus
Dwarf Hesperochiron
Hydrophyllum capitatum Hydrophyllum capitatum
Ballhead Waterleaf
Hydrophyllum fendleri Hydrophyllum fendleri
Fendler's Waterleaf
Nemophila parviflora Nemophila parviflora
Small-flowered Nemophila
Phacelia hastata Phacelia hastata
Silverleaf Phacelia
Phacelia linearis Phacelia linearis
Threadleaf Phacelia
Phacelia sericea Phacelia sericea
Silky Phacelia
Romanzoffia sitchensis Romanzoffia sitchensis
Sitka Mistmaiden

Wintergreen Family (Pyrolaceae)

Chimaphila umbellata Chimaphila umbellata
Common Pipsissewa
Pyrola asarifolia Pyrola asarifolia
Pink Wintergreen

Wood-Sorrel Family (Oxalidaceae)

Oxalis oregana Oxalis oregana
Oregon Oxalis

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Updated: Fri Sep 03 16:02:27 2010