Sunday, January 30, 2011

Deer Fern, Blechnum spicant

This evergreen, medium sized fern is found along stream banks in moist to wet forests, so it is easy to see why so many are found in the Pacific Northwest!

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Bog Deervetch, Lotus pinnatus

Growing along the banks of the East Fork of the Lewis River near Moulton Falls, this interesting bi-colored flower is found in wet areas. A member of the Pea family, and also known as Meadow Bird's-Foot Trefoil. Here is a view looking straight down from above:

Side view: