A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

Fairy Lanterns (Disporum smithii)

Silver Falls State Park, OR, 5/2014.

Silver Falls State Park, OR, 5/2014.

Sometimes called Smith’s Fairy Bells, these are closely related to Hooker’s Fairy BellsThe main difference between the two is the elongated shape of the flowers here.  Also, this species occurs more often in coastal settings.  We saw them at Cascade Head and Lookout Point along the coast in late April, and lots at Silver Falls State Park in early May.

Cascade Head

Cascade Head Nature Preserve, OR, 4, 2014.

 

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One response

  1. We have Hooker’s here, but these are even prettier!

    May 20, 2014 at 9:27 pm

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