A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

Posts tagged “Elk Meadow

Annual Fleabane (Erigeron annuus)

Hardy Ridge Trail, Columbia Gorge, WA, 6/2015.

Hardy Ridge Trail, Columbia Gorge, WA, 6/2015.

Although native to the eastern US, this weed grows in moist, disturbed soils across the country.  The flower is very small, perhaps a centimeter or a bit more in diameter.


Alpine Goldenrod (Solidago multiradiata)

Elk Meadow, Mt. Hood N.W.A., 7/2012.

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Marsh Violet (Viola palustris)

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

 

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White Bog Orchid (Habenaria dilatata)

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

 

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Siberian Miner’s Lettuce aka Candy Flower (Claytonia sibirica)

Elk Meadows, Mt. Hood W.A., 7/2012.

Named after the California gold-miners who ate it to stave off scurvy. (more…)


Turtlehead (Nothochelone nemorosa)

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Larch Mountain, Columbia Gorge, OR, 7/2014.

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