Boise Summer Wildflowers (July-September)


List of Summer Wildflowers

Pink Wildflowers (9)

  • Autumn Willowweed
  • Longleaf Phlox
  • Narrow-leaf Collomia
  • Pale Evening Primrose
  • Purple Loosestrife
  • Showy Milkweed
  • Spreading Dogbane
  • Sticky Geranium
  • Wild Buckwheat

Red Wildflowers (3)

  • Firecracker Beardtongue
  • Hairy Wild-cabbage
  • Scarlet Gilia

Orange Wildflowers (2)

  • Large-flowered Collomia
  • Globemallow

Yellow Wildflowers (13)

  • Cinquefoil
  • Common Eriophyllum
  • Common Mullein
  • Common Sunflower
  • Curly Cup Gumweed
  • Cushion Buckwheat
  • Jim Hill Mustard
  • Klamath Weed
  • Rabbitbrush
  • Sulphur Buckwheat
  • Wand Mullein
  • Yellow Crazyweed
  • Yellow Salsify

Blue Wildflowers (6)

  • Cornflower
  • Larkspur
  • Lupine
  • Penstemon
  • Prairie Flax
  • Strict Forget-me-not

Purple Wildflowers (6)

  • Alfalfa
  • Climbing Nightshade
  • Hoary Aster
  • Nevada Pea
  • Sagebrush Mariposa Lily
  • Scotch Thistle

White Wildflowers (9)

  • Blue Mountain Buckwheat
  • Common Soapwort
  • Douglas’ Dusty Maiden
  • Eyelash Plant
  • Hot Rock Penstemon
  • Miner’s Lettuce
  • Silverleaf Phacelia
  • Watercress
  • Yarrow

Locations in Boise Foothills for Summer Wildflowers

Camel’s Back Park and Ridge to Rivers are divided into three distinct areas for this wildflower field 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 in each area.


  • Go To Pink Wildflowers UNDER CONSTRUCTION
  • Go To Red Wildflowers UNDER CONSTRUCTION
  • Go To Orange Wildflowers UNDER CONSTRUCTION
  • Go To Yellow Wildflowers UNDER CONSTRUCTION
  • Go To Blue Wildflowers UNDER CONSTRUCTION
  • Go To Purple Wildflowers UNDER CONSTRUCTION
  • Go To White Wildflowers UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Go to Spring Wildflowers (April-June)


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