A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

Bunchberry (Cornus canadensis)

Rainy Lake Road, OR, 6/2014.

Rainy Lake Road, OR, 6/2014.

For obvious reasons this is sometimes called “Dwarf Dogwood.”  Like Indian Paintbrush, the “petals” of this flower are actually bracts.  The red berries that follow are edible and were eaten by Native Americans.

Ed's Trail, Silver Star Mountain, WA  6/2013.Ed’s Trail, Silver Star Mountain, WA 6/2013.

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