Brad Sondahl's
Wildflowers of the  Panhandle Region:

Spring Beauties (Claytonia lanceolata). They are common in the woods for a month starting early April


Arrowleaf Balsamroot (Balsamorhiza sagittata) grows on sunny exposed hillsides.  Called sunflowers locally.  Bloom in May.



Buttercup  Earliest spring flower. Grows in meadows, even in towns.

Cascades mountain dogwood

Dwarf Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum capitatum) These are common in fields, along roads. Lush early flower clusters, then die back.

Grass Widows (Sisyrinchium inflatum) 

Thanks to Bill Stillman for help with some identifications.
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