A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

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Mountain Owl’s Clover (Orthocarpus imbricatus)

Iron Mountain, OR, 7/2014.

Iron Mountain, OR, 7/2014.

None of the three different groups of flowers called “owl’s clover” are actually clovers.  (more…)


Bracted Lousewort (Pedicularis bracteosa)

Berkeley Park Meadow, Mount Rainier N.P., WA, 8/2011.

Also known as “Wood Betony.”


Yellow Skunk Cabbage (Lysichiton americanus)

Cascade Head Nature Preserve, OR, 4/2014.

Cascade Head Nature Preserve, OR, 4/2014.

 

Like Fringecup, this plant can be found all over the Northwest, but is especially prevalent near the coast.   (more…)