A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

iris

Idaho Blue-eyed Grass (Sisyrinchium idahoense)

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Willow Creek Nature Preserve, Eugene, OR, 5/2016.

This is the most common of the bashful blue-eyed grasses we encounter, (more…)


Oregon Flag (Iris tenax)

Silver Star Mountain, Columbia Gorge, WA, 6/2014.

Silver Star Mountain, Columbia Gorge, WA, 6/2014.

Not to be confused with this Oregon flag.   (more…)


Grass Widow (Sisyrinchium douglasii var. douglasii)

Coyete Wall Trail, Columbia Gorge, WA, 3/2014.

Coyote Wall Trail, Columbia Gorge, WA, 3/2014.

A member of the Iris family, this is closely related to Blue-Eyed Grass.  (more…)


Douglas’s Iris (Iris douglasiana)

Bull of the Woods, OR. 6/2008.