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Forest edges

Plant Database
Light green cluster of winged seeds (samaras) of Norway Maple
Norway Maple
Acer platanoides
an understory patch of vanilla leaf with robust triangular leaves and spikes of tiny white flowers emerging from the center.
Vanilla Leaf
Achlys triphylla
a cluster of reddish brown samaras.
Tree of Heaven
Ailanthus altissima
a patch of mugwort with thin leaved green foliage along upright non-woody stems
Douglas’ Sagewort
Artemisia douglasiana
loosely arranged compound leaves of lady fern with deeply dissected leaflets
Lady Fern
Athyrium filix-femina
close up leaf edges
False Brome
Brachypodium sylvaticum
A shrub that grows upright with most of the leaves coming out from the top part of the plant, lower half is a few straight stems, rather reddish. Clusters of small white flowers at branch tips
Redstem Ceanothus
Ceanothus sanguineus
a patch of fireweed with spires of purple flowers that taper to a point atop green spears of small lance shaped leaves
Fireweed
Chamerion angustifolium
Oblong tapered leaf with serated edges
Cutleaf Teasel
Dipsacus laciniatus
Showy Fleabane
Erigeron speciosus
a few small pinkish to cream "flowers" on underside of leaves
Western Wahoo
Euonymus occidentalis
bell shaped nodding flowers with 6 spotted yellow-green and purple-brown petals on stems that have whorls of 6 lance shaped leaves
Spotted Fritillary
Fritillaria atropurpurea
small five-petaled pink flower above fern like foliage
Herb Robert
Geranium robertianum
a palmate leaf with toothed edge
Largeleaf Avens
Geum macrophyllum
Sprays of dainty pinkish white, bell-shaped flowers along rosy stems above mounded rosettes of evergreen leaves.
Crevice Alumroot
Heuchera micrantha
Close up of several yellow 5 petaled flowers
St. Johnswort
Hypericum perforatum
Large green shrub
Mile-a-Minute
Persicaria perfoliata
Pokeweed Phytolacca americana Several small blue/purple berries on red stalk
Pokeweed
Phytolacca americana
green leaves, opposite are lance shaped, purple flowers on top
Lance-leaved Heal-all
Prunella vulgaris ssp. lanceolata
small white flowers resemble cherry flowers.
English Laurel
Prunus laurocerasus
Stalk with spire of open and unopened purple flowers
Kudzu
Pueraria lobata
Pacific Rhododendron Rhododendron macrophyllum Stem with large glossy leaves and a cluster of small pinkish flowers
Pacific Rhododendron
Rhododendron macrophyllum
Thimbleberry Rubus parviflorus Palmate Green leaves with bright red round berry
Thimbleberry
Rubus parviflorus
lance shaped waxy green leaves with five petaled purple, white centered flowers
Periwinkle
Vinca major / Vinca minor
Evergreen heart-shaped leaves with crenate margins and yellow violet flowers
Evergreen Violet
Viola sempervirens
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