Marmot Pass, Buckhorn Wilderness, 7/2017.
These pretty daisies were among many flowers blooming on Marmot Pass during our July visit. (more…)
Royal Lake Campground, Olympic NP, 7/2016.
Last July we found a single specimen (above) of this uncommon primrose peeking out from among the rocks near Royal Lake Campground. One year later, and a few miles west, (more…)
Buckhorn Peak Trail, Buckhorn Wilderness, WA, 7/2017.
These lovely flowers are endemic to the Olympic Mountains. (more…)
Major Creek Road, Columbia Gorge, WA. 5/2017.
This small flower stands out for its unusual salmon color and contrasting blue pollen. It grows in dry sandy soils west of the Continental Divide. (more…)
Eden Park Trail, Mt. Hood Wilderness, OR, 8/2016.
We stumbled across this fen of Ladies Tress orchids in the moist alpine meadows of Mt. Hood’s north side in late August. (more…)
Bagley Lake Trail, Mt. Baker Wilderness, WA. 7/2016.
Our second carnivorous plant post!! (more…)
Table Rock Trail, Table Rock Wilderness, OR 8/2016.
Easy to miss, and difficult to identify (more…)
Horseshoe Basin, Pasayten Wilderness, WA, 7/2016.
We’ve only encountered this heather variety a handful of times; (more…)
Tubal Cain Trail, Buckhorn Wilderness, WA, 7/2017
We’ve only recently become aware of these attractive plants. (more…)
Upper Royal Basin Trail, Olympic NP, 7/2016.
This is the most attractive phacelia we’ve encountered. (more…)