A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

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.  “Trillium”  comes from the three leaves, three sepals, and three petals.   The petals change with age from white to pink to purple.

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

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Edith F. Johnston , Trillium ovatum, 1954

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