This is the best time of the year to enjoy splashes of Oregon's many colorful wildflowers, as many species are blooming along East Multnomah County's trails and natural areas.
Here are some of the flowers to keep an eye out for and the best places to spot them:
• Trillium: March through May at Glendoveer Nature Trail, Graham Oaks Nature Park and Gabbert Butte Natural Area
• Pacific bleeding heart: April and May at Oxbow Regional Park, Graham Oaks Nature Park and Gabbert Butte Natural Area
• Camas: April and May at Canemah Bluff, Cooper Mountain and Mount Talbert
• Oregon Sunshine: May and June at Cooper Mountain and Canemah Bluff
• Oregon iris: May and June at Cooper Mountain Nature Park
• Brodiaea: July at Canemah Bluff Nature Park
• Meadow checkermallow: June to August at Howell Territorial Park and Graham Oaks, Cooper Mountain and Canemah Bluff
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