A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

Archive for December 20, 2014

Dagger Pod (Phoenicaulis cheiranthoides)

Dalles Mountain Road, Columbia Gorge, WA, 4/2014.

Dalles Mountain Road, Columbia Gorge, WA, 4/2014.

Named after its dagger-like seedpods, this plant’s range extends north to southeast Washington, east to western Idaho and south to northeastern California and western Nevada, but always east of the Cascades and Sierras.  (more…)