Naked Broomrape
Orobanche uniflora
A very small annual parasitic plant to 10cm tall.
The leaves are scale like and lance shaped
and only 1 cm long. Flowers of this plant are
mainly purple with yellow centers, 1 to 3 to a
plant. Moist open areas, rocky places where
stone crops are present.


Chocolate Lily
Fritillaria lanceolata
Perennial to 80cm. tall. Lance shaped leaves,
5 to 15cm. long. The flowers are dark purple
mottled with greenish-yellow. Bell shaped.
Found in open places, meadows,
bluffs and woods.



Tellima grandiflora
Perennial with curved flowering stems at the base.
Leaves are basal with long stalks. Heart shaped
well lobed and toothed. Flowers are Greenish white
darkening with age. Spread over a long cluster.
Moist areas like forests, streambanks and glades.


Meadow Rue
Thalictrum occidentale


Rice Lily
Fritillaria camschatcensis
A sturdy perennial herb to 60cm tall from a bulb.
.Leaves. Usually in three main whorls with many in each.
Lance shaped. Flowersare purplish brown and
bell shaped with many in a nodding cluster.Moist places.
Stream banks and edges of marshes and shoreline


Wild Ginger
Asarum caudatum
Evergreen perennial. Often forming large mats.
Leaves, heart to kidney shaped long stalked
and hairy. Flowers. Purplish brown and bell
shaped with three flaring, tapering lobes.
Moist shady forests and leaf mold.


Clustered Cancer Root
Orobanche grayana
Parasitic annual favoring Gumweed, Grindelia
The clustered whitish stems tend
to merge in a stubby base which become brownish,
and bears many bracts and rugged purplish flowers.
Mainly a sandy habitat, dry and in the area of Gumweed.



American Searocket
Cakile edentula
Annual seashore herb. Sprawling to50cm.
Leaves, fleshy, broad stalks Flowers, white to
purplish-tinged. Several in short clusters.
Sandy beaches.


Large Headed Sedge
Carex macrocephala
Spreading rhizomes buried in sand. Leaves
cluttered near the base. Sharply pointed like
reeds. Flowers. Male and female flowers on
separate plants. Erect spikes in clusters.
Coastal dunes and sandy beaches.