Boise Spring Wildflowers (April-June)


List of Spring Wildflowers

Pink Wildflowers (13)

  • Aase’s Onion
  • Crane’s Bill
  • Elegant Rockcress
  • Hooker’s Onion
  • Longleaf Phlox
  • Narrow-leaf Collomia
  • Pale Evening Primrose
  • Pursh’s Milkvetch
  • Showy Milkweed
  • Slender Phlox
  • Spreading Dogbane
  • Sticky Geranium
  • Wood’s Rose

Red Wildflowers (3)

  • Firecracker Beardtongue
  • Hairy Wild-cabbage
  • Scarlet Gilia

Orange Wildflowers (2)

  • Large Flowered Collomia
  • Globemallow

Yellow Wildflowers (22)

  • Arrowleaf Balsamroot
  • Bitterbrush
  • Bare-stemmed Biscuitroot
  • Cinquefoil
  • Columbia Puccoon
  • Common Eriophyllum
  • Common Fiddleneck
  • Curly Cup Gumweed
  • Cushion Buckwheat
  • Golden Currant
  • Goosefoot Yellow Violet
  • Gray’s Biscuitroot
  • Gray Hawksbeard
  • Jim Hill Mustard
  • Longspur Lupine
  • Nineleaf Biscuitroot
  • Oregon Grape
  • Sagebrush Buttercup
  • Tapertip Hawksbeard
  • Yellow Crazyweed
  • Yellow Salsify
  • Yellow Sweet Clover

Blue Wildflowers (8)

  • Cornflower
  • Douglas’s Brodiaea
  • Larkspur
  • Lupine
  • Maiden Blue-eyed Mary
  • Penstemon
  • Prairie Flax
  • Strict Forget-me-not

Purple Wildflowers (8)

  • Alfalfa
  • Climbing Nightshade
  • Fleabane
  • Ballhead Waterleaf
  • Nevada Pea
  • Longspur Lupine
  • Sagebrush Mariposa Lily
  • Threadleaf Phacelia

White Wildflowers (10)

  • Bitter Cherry
  • Douglas’s Dusty Maiden
  • Hot Rock Penstemon
  • Miner’s Lettuce
  • Mock Orange Syringa
  • Star Lily
  • Silverleaf Phacelia
  • Spiny Phlox
  • Woodlandstar
  • Yarrow

Locations in Boise Foothills for Spring Wildflowers

Camel’s Back Park and Ridge to Rivers are divided into three trail areas for the wildflower fieldĀ guide:

  • Trails in and around Camel’s Back Park
  • Trails in and around Hulls Gulch
  • Trails in and around Military Reserve

Please go HERE for a complete list of trails included in each area.



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