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Last week, my eldest son and I went on a hike on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge (Dog Mountain). It was a hot day, but we hit the trail early, and reached the summit before noon. Large … Continue reading
Tagged autoprophic, Cephalanthera austiniae, Chlorophyll, Columbia River Gorge, Corallorhiza maculata, Coralroot, Dog Mountain, Heterotrophic, Hike, parasitic, phantom orchid, Photosynthesis, Plants, snow orchid, White
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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