Monthly Archives: July 2011

Erythronium revolutum – Pink Fawn Lily

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Vancouveria planipetala- Redwood Inside-out Flower


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Iris tenax – Oregon Iris

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Penstemon cardwellii – Cardwell’s Penstemon

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Vaccinium deliciosum – Cascade Huckleberry

A deciduous shrub to 12″ tall. Pale green leaves, toothed on the upper margins. Pink urn shaped flowers followed by glaucous (white, waxy) and delicious blueberries. Found in meadows, open forest and tundra in montane areas.

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Penstemon fruticosus – Shrubby Penstemon

An evergreen sprawling plant to 14″ tall. Ovalish leaves, entire or short toothed. Lilac purple flowers in late spring. Alba variety has white flowers.

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Sorbus sitchensis – Sitka Mountain Ash

A small deciduous tree to 20′.  Alternate leaves divided into 7- 11 bluish green serrated leaflets with rounded tips. Clusters of small white flowers form red, berry like fruit that are tart and often eaten by birds. Found mainly in … Continue reading

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