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Blue, Purple and Dark Wildflowers

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Alpine Aster

Where: Alpine, subalpine, meadow

When: Summer

Size: 4-12 inches

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Alpine Speedwell

Where: Wetlands, disturbed grounds, alpine, subalpine

When: Summer

Size: 2-12 inches

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Ballhead Waterleaf

Where: East-side forest

When: Spring

Size: 4-16 inches

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Canada Thistle (Creeping Thistle)

Where: Coastal, disturbed grounds, meadows

When: Summer

Size: 20-40 inches

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Cushion Fleabane

Where: Meadow, shrub-steppe

When: Late spring

Size: 3-6 inches

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Elegant Polemonium 

Where: East-side forest, alpine, subalpine

When: Summer

Size: Up to 12 inches

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Gairdner's Penstemon

Where: Dry rocky sites, shrub-steppe

When: Late spring

Size: Up to 12 inches

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Large-Flowered Brodiaea

Where: Meadows, shrub-steppe

When: Late spring-early summer

Size: 12-20 inches

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Large Leaf Lupine

Where: East-side forest, meadow

When: Late spring-early summer

Size: 1-2 feet

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Leafy Bluebells (Trumpet Lungwort)

Where: West and east-side forests, shrub-steppe

When: Early spring

Size: 2-8 inches

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Meadow Forget Me Not (Blue Stickseed, Jessica Stickseed)

Where: Meadow, shrub-steppe, subalpine

When: Summer

Size: 12-40 inches

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Meadow Larkspur (Dwarf Larkspur)

Where: Shrub-steppe, alpine, subalpine

When: Early summer

Size: Up to 16 inches

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Oregon Anemone

Where: West and east-side forests, coastal

When: Spring

Size: 3-10 inches

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Pincushion Penstemon (Small-Flowered Penstemon)

Where: Alpine, subalpine, shrub-steppe

When: Summer

Size: 2-12 inches

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Rainier Gentian (Mountain Bog Gentian, Explorer's Gentian)

Where: Wetlands, streambanks, meadow, alpine, subalpine

When: Late summer-fall

Size: 8-20 inches

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Shrubby Penstemon

Where: East-side forest, shrub-steppe, alpine

When: Summer

Size: Up to 12 inches

Omak Lake & Wildflowers

Stony Ground Lupine

Where: Shrub steppe

When: Spring

Size: 6-10 inches

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Swale Desert Parsley

Where: Meadow, east-side forests

When: Late spring-early summer

Size: 2-16 inches

Note: These flowers turn purple as they age. In their initial bloom, they are yellow

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Western Dog Violet (Early Blue Violet)

Where: Coastal, streambanks, meadow, alpine, subalpine

When: Spring

Size: Up to 4 inches