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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 carpet of kinnikinnick in bloom
Kinnikinnick
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
close up leaf edges
False Brome
Brachypodium sylvaticum
an attractive evergreen shrub; low growing with clusters of white flowers at tips.
Snowbrush
Ceanothus velutinus
Meadow Knapweed Centaurea pratensis Purple flowers on long stems
Meadow Knapweed
Centaurea pratensis (aka Centaurea jacea x nigra, Centaurea debeauxii ssp. thuillieri)
Two spiky flower heads, on spiky stems, with yellow flower
Yellow Starthistle
Centaurea solstitialis
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
pinkish purple 5-petaled flowers
Oregon Geranium
Geranium oreganum
Orange Hawkweed Hieracium aurantiacum Orange and Yellow flowers
Orange Hawkweed
Hieracium aurantiacum
Stem with yellow flowers and poofy seed head
Meadow Hawkweed
Hieracium pratense or caespitosum or Pilosella caespitosa
a patch of meadow barley with reddish brown inflorescences
Meadow Barley
Hordeum brachyantherum
White petaled iris flowers with yellow throats and reddish brown veins.
Yellowleaf Iris
Iris chrysophylla
the ornamemtal orange tiger lily flower with reddish brown freckles
Columbia Lily
Lilium columbianum
Group of long green stems covered in small yellow flowers
Dalmatian Toadflax
Linaria dalmatica ssp. dalmatica
The top of a broadleaf lupine inflorescence with pea-type purple and white flowers.
Broadleaf Lupine
Lupinus latifolius
the large palmate leaves and purple to white flowers of large leaf lupine
Bigleaf Lupine
Lupinus polyphyllus
Tubular purple flowers
Cascade Penstemon
Penstemon serrulatus
Pokeweed Phytolacca americana Several small blue/purple berries on red stalk
Pokeweed
Phytolacca americana
Small Plant with long slender smooth leaves and a stem with small yellow flower
Mouse-Ear Hawkweed
Pilosella officinarum
Slender Cinquefoil
Potentilla gracilis
green leaves, opposite are lance shaped, purple flowers on top
Lance-leaved Heal-all
Prunella vulgaris ssp. lanceolata
Bitter Cherry
Prunus emarginata
small white flowers resemble cherry flowers.
English Laurel
Prunus laurocerasus
clusters of small white flowers will become small fruits
Chokecherry
Prunus virginiana
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
Salmonberry Rubus spectabilis Bright purple 5 petalled flower
Salmonberry
Rubus spectabilis
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