Archive for November, 2007

Fairy Lantern “Prosartes smithii”

Monday, November 26th, 2007

Fairy Lantern “Prosartes smithii”.  Lily Family (Liliaceae).  Perennial, rhizome, plant 1-3 ft tall, 1/2″ long creamy white bells, berries orange to red.  Cascade Mts. to the Coast.  (Notice that the reproductive parts of the flower do not extend beyond the petals.)

Photo: Saddle Mt. near Seaside, OR. 5/13/05  © 2005 mkellar

NW Trek – Elk

Monday, November 5th, 2007

I went to N.W. Trek at Eatonville, WA yesterday (just west of Mt Rainier in WA).  The animals are all from North America and I saw these big boys playing in the water.

Photo:    © 2007 mkellar