There are three species of “rayless” arnica in the northwest: parryi, spathulata and this. (more…)
Golden rabbitbrush (Ericameria nauseosa) framed the arid piñon-juniper desertscape in our recent fall trip to Eastern Oregon. We saw them blooming everywhere across the rolling hills near the John Day Fossil Beds. They look similar to sagebrush (more…)
Nearly twenty species of saxifraga occur in the pacific northwest, and up until now, we’ve only posted three! (more…)
These pretty daisies were among many flowers blooming on Marmot Pass during our July visit. (more…)
From a distance, one might assume it to be Oregon Sunshine, given its bright yellow color and tendency to grow amid dry rock and shale near the top of mountains like central Oregon’s Cone Peak and Iron Mountain. (more…)
We’ve only encountered this heather variety a handful of times; (more…)
Also known as Antelope Bush, this shrub puts on quite a show in the late spring. (more…)
Also known as Yellow Willow herb.