Rosaceae
Horkelia fusca

Dusky Horkelia

Tufted. Stems upright. Basal leaves 5–12 in. long, fern-like, pinnately divided, 9–19 bright green leaflets, oval, divided into opposite linear segments or toothed; stem leaves similar, becoming smaller upward. Flowers cluster at stem top. Flowers white or pink, about 1/2 in. across, with reddish cup-shaped calyx, petals wider at tip end, very narrow at base, 10 stamens, 10–25 pistils. Grows in damp meadows, forest openings, rocky slopes, at high elevations.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 4--20 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow, East-Side Forest, Subalpine
  • Found In: Crater Lake NP, Steens
  • Native: Yes