Common Foxglove, Shasta Daisy, and Trefoil / Deer Vetch. Photos taken in 2022
Though resembling an ordinary daisy, Leucanthemum × superbum can be a cross between four different plants.
The seeds of Acer trees spin like helicopters when they fall to the ground in autumn.
Trefoil / Deer Vetch
Plants of the genus Lotus are sometimes called bacon-and-eggs, for the yellow color of the flowers.
Trifolium repens is associated with sweet honey, good luck, and an Irish holiday.
Wood of trees in the genus Picea can be found in paper, pianos, and planes.
Though covered in thorns, Rubus armeniacus produces tasty berries in the summer.
Healthy for humans but calamitous to cows, Sinapis arvensis can even be found at the North Pole!
Taraxacum: a cure for all illnesses? It might grow right outside your doorstep.
Bitten by a spider? Use plants of the genus Plantago to soothe your wound.
A popular panacea, Prunella vulgaris, grows widely in the Oregon mountains.
Polystichum munitum resembles the top part of a palm tree.
Digitalis purpurea was the first wildflower we could name while camping in Oregon.