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Locality Name:
Weippe Prairie
Clearwater County , Idaho

Species Encountered:
icon-4 Taxus brevifolia Nutt.
Pacific yew
September 25, 1805
Near Weippe Prairie
icon-4 Pseudoroegneria spicata (Pursh) A. Love
bluebunch wheatgrass
June 10, 1806
On or between the Clearwater river and Weippe Prairie

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icon-4 Rosa pisocarpa Gray
cluster rose
June 10, 1806
On or between the Clearwater river and Weippe Prairie
icon-4 Lomatium dissectum (Nutt.) Mathias & Constance
fernleaf biscuitroot
June 10, 1806
On or between the Clearwater river and Weippe Prairie

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icon-4 Poa secunda J.Presl
Sandberg bluegrass
June 10, 1806
On or between the Clearwater river and Weippe Prairie
icon-4 Rosa nutkana K.Presl
Nootka rose
June 10, 1806
On or between the Clearwater river and Weippe Prairie
icon-4 Festuca idahoensis Elmer
Idaho fescue
June 10, 1806
This date is approximate since no date appears on the Pursh label and Lewis does not seem to mention this species in his journal (Reveal et al. 1999).

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icon-4 Matricaria matricarioides (Less.) Porter
disc mayweed
June 12, 1806

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icon-4 Geum triflorum Pursh
old man's whiskers
June 12, 1806

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icon-4 Polygonum bistortoides Pursh
American bistort
June 12, 1806

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icon-4 Frasera fastigiata (Pursh) Heller
clustered green gentian
June 14, 1806

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icon-4 Cammisonia subacaulis (Pursh) Raven
diffuseflower evening primrose
June 14, 1806

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icon-4 Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene
small camas
June 23, 1806
Along Jim Ford Creek

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