A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

Bronze Bells (Stenanthium occidentale)

Near Easy Pass, North Cascades NP, WA 8/2012.

Near Easy Pass, North Cascades NP, WA 8/2012.

This uncommon (and uncommonly modest) lily has a nodding raceme of bells rising from grassy onion-like leaves.

“Once you have found this curiously charming plant in the moist, shady woodlands it prefers, stop and enjoy the tangy fragrance of the flowers.” — Scotter & Flygare, Wildflowers of the Canadian Rockies.

Wahclella Falls Trail (Tanner Creek), Columbia Gorge, OR, 4/2014.

Wahclella Falls Trail (Tanner Creek), Columbia Gorge, OR, 5/2014.

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One response

  1. Mark McDonough

    A lovely liliaceous plant, I must keep an eye out for seed on this one.

    July 20, 2013 at 6:11 pm

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