A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

Pacific Dogwood (Cornus nuttallii)

Rainy Lake Road, Columbia Gorge, OR, 6/2014.

Rainy Lake Road, Columbia Gorge, OR, 6/2014.

Discovered to be a different species than the similar, eastern variety by botanist John Nuttall in 1835, when a doctor companion of his used its bark as a quinine substitute to treat Native American children suffering from malaria.

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