A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

Large-flowered Collomia (Collomia grandiflora)

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Major Creek Road, Columbia Gorge, WA. 5/2017.

This stalk of small flowers stands out for its unusual salmon color and contrasting blue pollen. It grows in dry sandy soils west of the Continental Divide. Other members of the Collomia genus are also found in the Pacific Northwest, including heterophylla and linearis.

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Umtanum Ridge Trail, WA, 6/2018.

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One response

  1. Excellent photo!

    June 1, 2017 at 7:03 pm

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