We found this guy holding on amidst alpine scree and snow near the crest of central Oregon’s Three Fingered Jack this summer. (more…)
One of the more common and easy to identify of the dizzying array of yellow composite flowers; we were surprised to find we hadn’t yet posted it. (more…)
This fragrant phlox relative, sporting distinctive needle-like leaves, appears to be relatively common in alpine and subalpine areas in much of the western U.S. (more…)
Also known as “Wood Betony.”
This one seems kind of rare. It wasn’t in any of our wildflower guides (and we’ve been amassing quite a collection). We finally found it online using this very cool site. Unfortunately, other than the family, and the fact that it is quite striking, we don’t know much about it. Maybe you do?
Differentiated from the similar Ocean Spray by its compound leaves. (more…)
Not to be confused with Campanula rotundifolia aka Harebell. Mountain beaver are said to be particularly fond of this native plant.