Although the flowers were quite small (less than 0.5 inches in diameter), we still believe the Nemophila we found growing among the grasses near the seasonal vernal pools on top of Table Rock a few weeks back are of the fairly common menziesii species (more…)
We tend to see three different species of yellow monkey flower in the Cascades and the Columbia River gorge (more…)
This low elevation west-side species of Calochortus is notable for the extreme hairiness inside the flower. More than other Mariposa lilies (“butterfly” in spanish), (more…)
Nearly twenty species of saxifraga occur in the pacific northwest, and up until now, we’ve only posted three! (more…)
We’ve been seeing a lot of these on recent hikes–both in the gorge and on the coast. (more…)
We were shocked and disappointed that not one of our many wildflower guides featured this native flowering shrub. (more…)
These seemed so colorful and prevalent around Yachats and Cape Perpetua last weekend, (more…)
Also known as Sand Clover, it was formerly named tridentatum. Named after Carl Ludwig Willdenow (1765-1812), a German botanist.