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Columbines School of Botanical Studies

Second Year Field Trip 3
Western Hemlock, Tsuga heterophylla Zone
Low-Elevation Western Cascades

April 20, 2008


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Botany

Keyed out Viola sempervirens

Herbalism

Uses of Dicentra formosa

Ecology

Ages, Dimensions, and Tolerances of Forest Trees
Plant Associations in the Tsuga heterophylla Zone

Associations Visited

Riparian-Wet Cliffs
Tsuga/Rhododendron/Gaultheria
Tsuga/Rhododendron/Berberis
Tsuga/Polystichum
Tsuga /Polystichum/Oxalis

Selected Plant List

These plants were not all flowering.

Locations:

Low Elevation Coniferous Woods and Riparian Zone 1000'

Polypodiaceae

Polystichum munitum Sword Fern

Araceae

Lysichiton americanum Skunk Cabbage Edible?

Liliaceae

Fritillaria lanceolata Rice Root Lily No pick, edible
Lilium columbianum Tiger Lily No pick, edible
Trillium ovatum Trillium No pick - Medicinal

Orchidaceae

Calypso bulbosa Calypso Orchid No pick
Listera cordata Twayblade Edibility unknown

Urticaceae

Urtica sp. Nettles Edible, Medicinal

Aristolochiaceae

Asarum caudatum Wild Ginger Edible, Medicinal

Salicaceae

Populus trichocarpa Black Cottonwood Medicinal

Portulacaceae

Montia sibirica Candy Flower Choice Edible

Ranunculaceae

Coptis laciniata Gold Thread Medicinal
Thalictrum sp. Meadow-rue Poison

Berberidaceae

Berberis aquifolium Tall Oregon Grape Edible, Medicinal
Berberis nervosa Mountain Oregon grape Edible, Medicinal

Fumariaceae

Dicentra formosa Bleeding Hearts Poison, Medicinal

Cruciferae

Cardamine ogliosperma Bittercress

Saxifragaceae

Mitella ovalis Small Bishop's Cap Edibility unknown

Grossulariaceae

Ribes bracteosum Stinking Black Currant Edible

Rosaceae

Fragaria sp. Wild Strawberry Choice edible
Oemleria cerasiformis Osoberry Choice edible
Rosa sp. Rose Edible, Medicinal
Rubus sp. Blackberry Edible, Medicinal
Rubus spectabilis Salmonberry Edible, Medicinal

Oxalidaceae

Oxalis oregana Oxalis Choice Edible

Violaceae

Viola sempervirens Evergreen Violet Choice edible

Umbelliferae (Apiaceae)

Osmorhiza chilensis Sweet Cicely Edible, Medicinal

Ericaceae

Gaultheria shallon Salal Edible, Medicinal
Rhododendron macrophyllum Rhododendron Poison
Vaccinium parvifolium Huckleberry Edible, Medicinal

Hydrophyllaceae

Hydrophyllum tenuipes Waterleaf Choice edible
Nemophila parviflora Wood Nemophila
Romanzoffia sp. Mistmaiden Edible

Scrophulariaceae

Collinsia parviflora Small Blue-eyed Mary Edibility unknown
Mimulus alsinoides Baby Monkeyflower Edible
Synthyris reniformis Snow Queen Edibility unknown

Rubiaceae

Gallium sp. Bedstraw, Cleavers Edible, Medicinal

Caprifoliaceae

Symphoricarpus sp. Snowberry Edible W/Caution

Compositae (Asteraceae)

Petasites frigidus Western Coltsfoot Edible, Medicinal (PAs)

39 Plants Seen

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