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Alumroots - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) CC
Alumroots Info
The genus Heuchera /ˈhjuːkɨrə/ are herbaceous perennial plants in the family Saxifragaceae, all native to North America. Common names include alumroot and coral bells. They have palmately lobed leaves on long petioles, and a thick, woody rootstock. The genus was named after Johann Heinrich von Heucher (1677–1746), an 18th-century German physician. There are approximately 37 species, but the taxonomy of the genus is difficult because the species often intergrade with one another, hybridization is common, and... (From Wikipedia)
Dicots - Photo (c) Virginia (Ginny) Sanderson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND) CC
Dicots Info
Magnoliopsida is a valid botanical name for a class of flowering plants. By definition the class will include the family Magnoliaceae, but its circumscription can otherwise vary, being more inclusive or less inclusive depending upon the classification system being discussed. (From Wikipedia)
Castilleja applegatei pallida Info
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lettuce wirelettuce - Photo (c) 2010 Barry Breckling, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) CC
lettuce wirelettuce Info
Stephanomeria lactucina is a species of flowering plant in the aster family known by the common names lettuce wirelettuce and woodland wirelettuce. It is native to Oregon and California, where it grows in coastal and inland mountain ranges, including the Sierra Nevada. It can be found in many types of habitat, including coniferous forests. It is rhizomatous perennial herb producing a slender, erect stem reaching 30 to 60 centimeters in maximum height. The linear or lance-shaped... (From Wikipedia)
mountain pink currant - Photo (c) randomtruth, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) CC
mountain pink currant Info
Ribes nevadense (orth. var. R. nevadaense) is a species of currant known by the common names Sierra currant and mountain pink currant. (From Wikipedia)
white-stemmed gooseberry - Photo (c) ekrimmel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) CC
white-stemmed gooseberry Info
Ribes inerme is a species of currant known by the common names whitestem gooseberry and white stemmed gooseberry. It is native to western North America from British Columbia to California to the Rocky Mountains. It grows in mountain forests, woodlands, and meadows. (From Wikipedia)
Bog Wintergreen - Photo (c) aposematic herpetologist, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC) CC
Bog Wintergreen Info
Pyrola asarifolia, commonly known as Bog Wintergreen, Liverleaf Wintergreen or Pink Wintergreen, is a plant species of the genus Pyrola native to western North America. It is found primarily on forest margins at mid latitude in the Pacific Northwest and northern California. It is so named simply because its leaves maintain their green color through winter. (From Wikipedia)
western Jacob's ladder - Photo (c) Dee Warenycia, all rights reserved C
western Jacob's ladder Info
Polemonium occidentale is a species of flowering plant in the phlox family known by the common name western Jacob's-ladder. There are two subspecies. The common ssp. occidentale is native to western North America from British Columbia to Colorado to California, where it can be found in moist areas of many habitat types, including meadows and woodlands. There is also a rare subspecies, ssp. lacustre, which is known only from a total of three counties in Minnesota... (From Wikipedia)
Brown's Peony - Photo (c) Jeff Moser, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND) CC
Brown's Peony Info
Paeonia brownii (Brown's Peony or Native Peony), is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant in the family Paeoniaceae, native to the western United States, growing in dry sagebrush and Ponderosa Pine country. Excepting Paeonia californica, which is sometimes considered a subspecies, this is the only Paeonia native to North America. (From Wikipedia)
Fresno Ceanothus - Photo (c) 2005 Dean Wm. Taylor, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) CC
Fresno Ceanothus Info
Ceanothus fresnensis is a species of shrub in the buckthorn family Rhamnaceae known by the common name Fresno mat. It is endemic to California, where it grows in central sections of the Sierra Nevada and its foothills. Its habitat includes dry woodland and coniferous forest. (From Wikipedia)
Giant red Indian paintbrush - Photo (c) J Brew, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA) CC
Giant red Indian paintbrush Info
Castilleja miniata is a species of Indian paintbrush known by the common name giant red Indian paintbrush. It is native to western North America from Alaska to Ontario to California to New Mexico, where it grows usually in moist places in a wide variety of habitat types. (From Wikipedia)
Saskatoon - Photo (c) Gravitywave, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA) CC
Saskatoon Info
Amelanchier alnifolia, the saskatoon, Pacific serviceberry, western serviceberry, alder-leaf shadbush, dwarf shadbush, chuckley pear, or western juneberry, is a shrub with edible berry-like fruit, native to North America from Alaska across most of western Canada and in the western and north central United States. Historically it was also called "pigeon berry". It grows from sea level in the north of the range, up to 2,600 m (8,530 ft) elevation in California and 3,400 m (11,200 ft) in the Rocky Mountains. (From Wikipedia)
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