A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

Archive for January, 2018

Nodding Onion (Allium cernuum)

Hardy Ridge Trail, Columbia Gorge, WA, 6/2015.

Hardy Ridge Trail, Columbia Gorge, WA, 6/2015.

We see three species of wild¬†allium with some regularity on hikes in the Columbia Gorge and Cascades (more…)


Nuttall’s Linanthus (Linanthus nuttallii)

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South Puyallup Trail, Mt. Rainier N.P. 7/2015.

This fragrant phlox relative, sporting distinctive needle-like leaves, appears to be relatively common in alpine and subalpine areas in much of the western U.S.¬† (more…)