Northwest Wildflowers

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Baskett Slough

Polk County, Oregon

Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge

Fees: none

Activity: walking

Elevation: 250'-444'

Current status (as of 5/25/24): blooming

Peak wildflower bloom at Baskett Slough is typically from mid-April through May into mid-June, but there may be some flowers blooming from late March until early July.*

Typical year:

Featured plants: Castilleja levisecta

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* The dates given on this Web site for each location's blooming season are only estimates and can vary from year to year. Weather conditions in the winter and spring can shift these dates by up to a month, especially in the mountains. For the latest updates, check the Oregon Wildflowers or PortlandHikers Facebook groups, or browse the most recent postings to iNaturalist or Instagram.