Category Archives: Pink

Pacific Bleeding Heart

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There are many wonders to enjoy as I walk the trail behind my house. But one of my favorites has to be Pacific Bleeding Heart  (Dicentra formosa) which lines the path in spring and into summer. The foliage creates a soft … Continue reading

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Himalayan Impatiens, a plant of many aliases

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It took me a great deal of searching to identify this plant. I finally discovered it is Impatiens gladulifera, but I found over a dozen common names including Indian touch-me-not, ornamental jewelweed and policeman’s helmet. These wildflowers were nestled among … Continue reading

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The Western White Trillium (Trillium Ovatum), Stunning Early Bloomer of the Forest

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I always look forward to spring. The forest comes alive with new growth. One of the early attention grabbers along the trail behind my home is the Western White Trillium. A solitary three-petaled blossom unfurls from a stem about a … Continue reading

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