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Griffin Peak

Columbia County, Washington

Umatilla National Forest

Fees: none

Activity: hiking

Elevation: 5400'-5682'

Current status (as of 6/21/24): blooming

Peak wildflower bloom on Griffin Peak is typically from early June through the end of July, but there may be some flowers blooming from mid-May until mid-August.*

Typical year:

Featured plants: Phlox solivaga, Erigeron disparipilus, Penstemon pennellianus

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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.