A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

Ball-head Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum capitatum var. thompsonii)

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Chiwaukum Creek Trail, Wenatchee NF, WA, 5/2017.

This is sometimes called “Bull-head Waterleaf,” and a close relative of this is called “Woollen Breeches.”  This early spring flower features a dense ball shaped flower head (hence the name) whose anthers and stigma extend beyond the corolla.

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Chiwaukum Creek Trail, Wenatchee NF, WA, 5/2017.

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