Memaloose Hills Early Wildflower Hike

The Memaloose Hills are west of the Rowena Plateau, accessible from the Memaloose Overlook parking area.

In early spring there was a promise of many early wildflowers.

I was about two to three weeks early for the big wildflower show, but still had many to keep me entertained.

Only a few miles east of Hood River, this is a fine place to enjoy an outing.

One of the Memaloose Hills

Grass Widows

Columbia Desert Parsley

Glacier Lily

Blue-eyed Mary

Desert Parsley

Columbia Ground Squirrel

Prairie Stars

Yellow Bell (wild Lily) and Grass Widows

Balsamroot beginning to bloom


Memaloose Island in the Columbia River





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