Friday, June 26, 2009

Windflower, Anemone piperi

This rather unassuming flower was found growing on Kamiak Butte in Eastern Washington.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Stink Currant, Ribes bracteosum

The crushed leaves of this plant have a 'skunky' smell. The flowers give way to edible blue-black berries.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Small-Flowered Buttercup, Ranunculus uncinatus

Very small flowers, only about 0.2" across, are found on this native perennial that grows in shady, moist soil.

7-7-2012 update.  Finally found one with all 5 petals intact:

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Upland Larkspur, Delphinium nuttallianum

Unfortunately, when I visited Kamiak Butte, these pretty flowers had not yet completely opened.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Heart-Leaved Twayblade, Listera cordata

Not many flowering plants have green flowers, but this member of the Orchid family is an example.

5-1-2017 update:
Found a small patch of these Orchids on Bells Mountain.