A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

Rosy Plectritus (Plectritus congesta)

Catherine Creek Trail, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, WA. 4/2013.

Catherine Creek Trail, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, WA. 4/2013.

The latin congesta refers to the ‘crowded’ head of tiny pink flowers.  Though small, Plectritus flowers can cover hillsides in early spring, as in this photo (mixed with a few blue Common Camas).

Catherine Creek Trail, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, WA. 4/2013.

Catherine Creek Trail, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, WA. 4/2013.

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