A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

Archive for April, 2011

Salmonberry (Rubus spectabilis)

Angel’s Rest, Columbia Gorge, Oregon. 5/2009.

The term ‘salmon berry’ comes from the Native American tradition of eating them alongside fresh or dried salmon. (more…)


Oregon Wood Sorrel (Oxalis oregana)

Angel’s Rest, Columbia Gorge, OR, 5/2009.

The edible, clover shaped leaves fold down at night. (more…)


Western Trillium (Trillium ovatum)

 

McIntyre Ridge Trail, Salmon Huckleberry Wilderness, OR, 5/2014.

McIntyre Ridge Trail, Salmon Huckleberry Wilderness, OR, 5/2014.

Also known as (Western) Wake Robin, due to its early blooming.  (more…)


Yellow Skunk Cabbage (Lysichiton americanus)

Cascade Head Nature Preserve, OR, 4/2014.

Cascade Head Nature Preserve, OR, 4/2014.

 

Like Fringecup, this plant can be found all over the Northwest, but is especially prevalent near the coast.   (more…)


Leafy Aster (Aster foliaceus)

Strawberry Mountains, OR.  8/2008.


Douglas’s Iris (Iris douglasiana)

Bull of the Woods, OR. 6/2008.


Shooting Star (Dodecatheon jeffreyi)

 

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Camp Mystery, Buckhorn Wilderness, WA. 7/2017

 


Mount Hood Pussy Paws (Cystanthe umbellata)

Paradise Park, Mount Hood N.F., OR, 7/2013.

Paradise Park, Mount Hood N.F., OR, 7/2013.

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Quill-leaved Lewisia (Lewisia leana)

Strawberry Mountains NWA., OR, 8/2008.

Compare to Cliff Maids aka Siskiyou Lewisia.


Ranger’s Button (Sphenosciadium capitellatum)

Strawberry Mountains NWA. 8/2008.