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Columbines School of Botanical Studies

Field Trip #2: Liliaceae and Introduction to Valeriana scouleri

April 18, 19, 22, 2008


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Botany

Inflorescences
Monocot Families - Liliaceae, Orchidaceae, Iridaceae, Araceae
Compound vs. simple leaves
Meaning of the word "generally"
Liliaceae family description
Trillium genus description
Keyed out: Trillium ovatum
Scrophulariaceae: Two petals on top, three on the bottom, united
Violaceae: Two petals on top, three on the bottom, free

Low Elevation Coniferous Woods

Big Three of the low elevation coniferous woods: Trillium ovatum, Viola glabella, and Anemone lyallii
Changes from last week
Tasted: Mimulus alsinoides, Sedum sp., Asarum caudatum, Oxalis oregana, Oemleria cerasiformis, and Valeriana scouleri

Low Elevation Riparian Zone

Valeriana scouleri Locating
Valeriana scouleri Ecology

Selected Flowering Plant List - Western Cascades

Locations:

Low elevation coniferous woods and riparian zone 1500', 1000'

Liliaceae

Trillium ovatum Birth Root No Pick

Ranunculaceae

Anemone lyallii Small Windflower Poison

Berberidaceae

Berberis nervosa Mountain Oregon Grape Edible, Medicinal

Fumariaceae

Dicentra formosa Bleeding Hearts Poison, Medicinal

Crassulaceae

Sedum sp. Stonecrop Edible

Saxifragaceae

Mitella ovalis Small Bishop's Cap Edibility Unknown

Rosaceae

Oemleria cerasiformis Osoberry Edible (Choice)
Rubus spectabilis Salmonberry Edible, astringent

Oxalidaceae

Oxalis oregana Oxalis Edible (Choice)

Violaceae

Viola glabella Woods Violet Edible (Choice)

Ericaceae

Vaccinium parvifolium Red Huckleberry Edible, Medicinal

Scrophulariaceae

Mimulus alsinoides Baby Monkey Flower Edible
Synthyris reniformis Snow Queen Edibility Unknown

Valerianaceae

Valeriana scouleri Low-elevation Valerian Medicinal

Compositae (Asteraceae)

Petasites frigidus Western Coltsfoot Edible, Medicinal (PA's)

15 Flowering Plants Seen

Animal Interactions

Field Mouse
Robin
Orange-bellied Newt

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