Wildflower Walks - Treasures of the Boise Foothills
“Treasures of the Boise Front” Spring Hikes - 2018
Thursday evenings, 7:00 pm
April 5: Lydle Gulch trailhead near Barclay Bay on Lucky Peak Dam for Viola beckwithii, Astragalus purshii var. lagopinus – short walk to target plants, then as far as we want to hike. See plant list here.
DELAYED TILL APRIL 19: Polecat Gulch from Cartwright Road trailhead for Idahoa scapigera, Allium aaseae, Caulanthus pilosus – moderate hike to target plants. See plant list here.
Apr 26: Cobb Trail for Ceanothus vestitus (established non-native), Phlox hoodii, Erigeron bloomeri – moderate to long hike. This hike will be at 10 am. See plant list here.
Apr 26 – IBG already scheduled
May 3 – IBG already scheduled
May 10: Hidden Springs/Currant Creek for Astragalus lentiginosus, Allium tolmiei, Camassia quamash – moderate to long hike. This hike begins at 7:00 pm to allow members to head to the Idaho Botanical Garden Plant Sale! Check out the list of plants from the hike.
May 24: Camelsback for Abronia– short to moderate hike, see the plant list here.
June 7: Bob's Trail along a tributary of Crane Creek for syringa, checker-mallow, and other riparian plants.
June 14: Hidden Springs/Dry Creek trailhead for wet meadow plants – short walk