The Pacific Northwest has it’s own special species as well as common plants, trees and wildflowers. Below is an incomplete list of a few plants and wildflowers you may find as you travel and visit the outdoors.
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- Beadlily – Clintonia uniflora
- Beargrass – Nolina microcarpa
- Black Cottonwood – Populus Trichocarpa
- Bunchberry – Cornus Canadensis
- Common Camas – Camassia quamash
- Candy Flower – Montia sibirica
- Fairy slipper – Calypso bulbosa
- Foxglove – Digitalis purpurea
- Herb Robert – Geranium robertianum
- Indian Pipe – Monotropa uniflora
- Miner’s Lettuce – Montia perfoliata
- Pacific Bleeding Heart – Dicentra formosa
- Pacific Water Leaf – Hydrophyllum tenuipes
- Rhododendron – Rhododendron macrophyllum
- Slender toothwort – Cardamine pulcherrima
- Smooth violet – Viola glabella
- Three Leaved Windflower – Anemone deltruidea
- Trillium – Trillium ovatum
- White Fawn-lily – Erythronium oregonum
- Wild Flag – Iris setosa
Daytrails recommends “Plants of the Pacific Northwest” by Jim Pojar. It is a great help when trying to identify the many species of plants that grow in the Pacific Northwest.