A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

Archive for May, 2011

Oregon Grape aka Barberry (Berberis aquifolium)

4/2013.  Ellowah Falls trail. Yeon State Park, Columbia Gorge, OR.

4/2013. Ellowah Falls trail.
Yeon State Park, Columbia Gorge, OR.

“Native Americans prized the root of the Oregon Grape.  It was boiled fresh for stomach problems and itchy eyes and used as a yellow basket dye.” — Janie Hibler:  The Berry Bible

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Fringed Grass-of-Parnassus (Parnassia fimbriata)

Strawberry Mountains, OR. 8/2008.