One of my favorites.
Sea pink on beach boulders north of campground at Cape Disappointment.
Dense monoculture patch of Leymus mollis on the sea bluffs just west of the Cape Disappointment visitor's center.
The flowering plants (angiosperms), also known as Angiospermae Lindl. or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants. Angiosperms are seed-producing plants like the gymnosperms and can be distinguished from the gymnosperms by a series of synapomorphies (derived characteristics). These characteristics include flowers, endosperm within the seeds, and the production of fruits that contain the seeds. Etymologically, angiosperm means a plant that produces seeds within an enclosure; they are fruiting plants, although more commonly referred...