Category Archives: White

Radish Flowers

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While at a pumpkin patch this weekend in Vancouver, Washington, I couldn’t help but notice several types of similar flowers growing throughout the fields. I took a couple quick photos, but the wind and rain prevented me from taking any … Continue reading

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Fairy Lanterns, the Hidden Flowers

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Also known as Smith’s fairy bells, fairy lanterns (Prosartes smithii) are native to the deep moist wooded areas of western North America. Leathery oval leaves ending in a point, grow from upright stems with wide spreading branches. I have noticed … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Ghost Plant

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While hiking an Oregon coast trail last week, I came upon a very strange patch of flowering plants. The stems, leaves and flowers were all an odd translucent white, and the flowers were pointed downward, as if wilted. Luckily I … 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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