Sword ferns were common ground cover at the trails explored at Pack Forest.
This Western Sweet Coltsfoot, a perennial wildflower suitable for low, moist places west of the Cascades, was spotted at Pack Forest.
Spotted alongside a trail at Pack Forest, this plant has raised bumps called "lenticels", which are essentially pores that all for the tree to exchange gasses between internal tissues and the air outside the tree.
This Western Yew was spotted alongside the Trail of the Shadows at Mt Rainier National Park. It was identified by the peeling dark brown park, with bright red bark underneath.
This Pacific Madrone was spotted fallen next to a trail at Pack Forest near Eatonville, Washington. This broadleaf evergreen is identifiable by its smooth orange-red bark which peels away in sheets when the tree is mature.
A variety of lichen growing on an unidentified tree in Pack Forest, Eatonville.
Common Burdock spotted off the trail at Pack Forest.