A collection of flora from the pacific wonderland.

Posts tagged “Three Sisters

Silvery Raillardella (Raillardella argentea)

Collier Cone, Three Sisters Wilderness, OR, 8/2013.

Collier Cone, Three Sisters Wilderness, OR, 8/2013.

According to Turner & Gustafson (Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest), this groundsel relative is found mostly in California, and is rare in central and southern Oregon.  (more…)


Davidson’s Penstemon (Penstemon davidsonii)

Collier Cone Trail, Three Sisters NW, OR, 8/2013.

Collier Cone Trail, Three Sisters NW, OR, 8/2013.

The genus name refers to the flower’s  five stamens.  There are over 200 species of penstemon in the west.  (more…)


Red Elderberry (Sambucus racemosa var. arborescens)

The name refers to the bright red berries, not the flowers, which are white, as shown.

Silver Star Mountain, WA, 5/2015.

Silver Star Mountain, WA, 5/2015.

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