Friday, July 9, 2010

Native plant of the week

Tellima grandiflora or fringe cup. It's a cute, funny little green flower that mostly goes unnoticed in the shade of the forests. It's native only in the Pacific Northwest. Pojar tells me it's edible and that some native Americans made tea from it's leaves and flowers.

These photos are under a CC license and others are welcome to use them for non-commercial projects. I've also marked on my Flickr map exactly where these specimens were photographed.

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