Crescent Mountain Trail, Willamette National Forest, OR, 6/2017.
To find these unique and delicate members of the bleeding heart family, you have to be looking for them. (more…)
McCord Creek Falls, Columbia Gorge, OR, 4/2014.
Mary A. Fries, in Wildflowers of Mount Rainier and the Cascades, says to pronounce Corydalis “with a riddle in the middle and the accent on the ‘ryd’.” (more…)
Starvation Creek Falls trail, Columbia Gorge, OR, 4/2014.
We’ve looked high and low for this unusual flower, and were ecstatic when we finally found a single specimen right where Russ Jolley (Wildflowers of the Columbia Gorge) said it would be, along the short trail to Starvation Creek Falls in early April, just a few steps from the parking lot. (more…)
Brower Road, Columbia Gorge, OR, 4/2015.
Bleeding Hearts are the most prevalent of the Bleeding Heart family, which includes other oddly-shaped flowers such as Dutchman’s Breeches (also a Dicentra) and Corydalis. (more…)