These pretty daisies were among many flowers blooming on Marmot Pass during our July visit. (more…)
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…)
From a distance, one might assume it to be Oregon Sunshine, given its bright yellow color and tendency to grow amid dry rock and shale near the top of mountains like central Oregon’s Cone Peak and Iron Mountain. (more…)
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…)
Ran across this single specimen of an uncommon late-spring flower we’d spent days looking for in the Columbia Gorge, (more…)
We’ve only encountered this heather variety a handful of times; (more…)
Upper Royal Basin Trail, Olympic NP, 7/2016.
Looking very much like its better know relative Farewell-to-spring (Clarkia amoena), (more…)