Park Creek Pass, North Cascades N.P., WA, 8/2012.
“Like the Common Dandelion, this plant can be used for salads, potherbs, tea, and wine.” -G. Scotter & H. Flygare: Wildflowers of the Canadian Rockies.
Elk Meadow, Mt. Hood N.W.A., 7/2012.
Mt. Hood W.A., OR, 7/2012.
Elizabeth Horn, in Wildflowers 1 The Cascades, writes of the many ways Native Americans ate and used this member of the parsley family:
Mt. Hood N.W.A., OR, 7/2012.
Mt. Hood N.W.A. , Oregon, 7/2012.
Cone Peak Trail, near Iron Mountain, OR, 7/2014.
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Lamberson Butte, Mt. Hood W.A., or, 7/2012.
Found in sandy gravelly soils, this buckwheat flower has a broad geographic and elevation range with many varieties. (more…)
Elk Meadow Perimeter Trail, Mt. Hood W.A., Oregon, 7/2012.
Elk Meadow, Mt. Hood N.W.A., Oregon, 7/2012.
Latourell Falls Trail, Columbia Gorge, OR, 8/2013.