Mixed moss growing on moist soil underneath a medium sized Hemlock tree.
Habitat: Mixed conifer sitka spruce forest nestled between the oceanside and marshy areas. Very moist & dense forest at sea level.
Vegetation: Ground cover species present included Gaultheria shallon, Vaccinium spp, Maianthemum dilatatum, & various mosses.
Weather: Overcast day, slightly cloudy and drizzly. Cooler by the shore, around mid 60's
Take 101 West and follow signs to Ocean Shores.