A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

cucumber

Pearly Everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea)

Bluff Lake Trail, Mt. Adams N.W. , WA, 8/2013.

Bluff Lake Trail, Yakama Nation, Mt. Adams , WA, 8/2013.

We’ve been hiking on Mt. Hood, Mt. Adams and in the Gorge the last few weeks and have been seeing these everywhere, usually in large  bunches.  We’ve seen them on roadsides, trail sides and lower-elevation meadows.

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Coast Manroot aka Wild Cucumber (Marah oreganus)

4/2013.  Rowena Plateau, Tom McCall Preserve, Columbia Gorge, OR

Rowena Plateau, Tom McCall Preserve, Columbia Gorge, OR  4/2013.

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