Thursday, July 29, 2010

Tansy Ragwort, Senecio jacobaea

This introduced weed is toxic to livestock and commonly found West of the Cascades.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Red Clover, Trifolium pratense

This non-native perennial was found growing along a logging road in SW Washington.

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Red Columbine, Aquilegia formosa

I found this flower along a path in Lucia Falls County Park, along the East Fork of the Lewis River, in Southwest Washington. Indians had several medicinal uses for this plant.

Flower bud:

6-5-14 Update: Found a red one today

6-7-16 update: Last year I transplanted this specimen and it finally bloomed this year