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Deer Creek/$8 Mountain

Josephine County, Oregon

BLM & Siskiyou Field Institute

Fees: none

Activity: walking

Elevation: 1322'-1500'

Current status (as of 4/18/24): blooming

Notes: This page is about the north side of Eight Dollar Mountain, near the Siskiyou Field Institute's Deer Creek Center; for the south side, see Eight Dollar Mountain, Little Illinois River Falls, and Days Gulch.

Peak wildflower bloom at Deer Creek/$8 Mountain is typically from early April through May into mid-June, but there may be some flowers blooming from early March until early July.*

Typical year:

Featured plants: Castilleja brevilobata, Erythronium citrinum, Noccaea fendleri ssp. siskiyouensis

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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.