A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.


Flett’s Violet (Viola flettii)

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Buckhorn Peak Trail, Buckhorn Wilderness, WA, 7/2017.

These lovely flowers are endemic to the Olympic Mountains.   (more…)


Marsh Violet (Viola palustris)

Elk Meadow Perimeter Trail, Mt. Hood W.A., Oregon, 7/2012.



Evergreen Violet aka Round Leaved Violet (Viola orbiculata)

Banff N.P., Alberta, Canada, 7/2011

Flowers are sometimes “candied” and used to decorate cakes.