A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

Posts tagged “siskiyou

Mountain Coyote Mint (Monardella odoratissima)

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Hyatt Lake Recreation Area, Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, OR, 7/2019.

Apparently David Douglas found this quite lovely member of the mint family while botanizing the upper reaches of the Columbia River in the 1820s (more…)


Kalmiopsis (Kalmiopsis leachiana)

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Illinois River Trail,  Kalmiopsis Wilderness, OR, 3/2018.

It’s hard to believe that this plant was unknown until Portland botanist Lilla Leach and her husband discovered it in 1930 (more…)