This native perennial is abundant along the banks of the creek next to our house; I look forward to seeing them come up each Spring and then flowering in late May.
Saturday, May 24, 2014
This large plant was found growing near the bank of the East Fork of the Lewis River in Lucia Falls County Park in SW Washington. It is probably best to not touch this plant as it can cause skin damage, especially to light-sensitive individuals.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Similar leaves but totally different flowers compared to False Solomon's Seal. This specimen was found growing in Moulton Falls County Park in SW Washington.
Sunday, May 4, 2014
Rain showers cut the photo session short, but this picture gives an idea of the flowers covering this small tree. Common Hawthorn is an introduced tree that has naturalized in the Pacific Northwest- in King County, WA, it is considered a Weed of Concern.