|Our flower garden,
|which, like all growing plants, will change and grow as time goes on....
Mentzelia packardiae Glad (Loasaceae):
found in Leslie Gulch, Malheur County, Oregon;
in green rocky soil derived from the Succor Creek formation.
Drawing by Judith B. Glad
Mentzelia mollis Peck (Loasaceae):
found in southwestern Idaho and
southeastern Oregon, on tuffaceous ash
derived from the Succor Creek formation.
Mentzelia thompsonii Glad (Loasaceae):
found on gray clay of high desert hills along the Utah-Colorado border.
No picture yet, but I'm looking for one.
Sidalcea nelsoniana Piper (Malvaceae):
found in the Willamette Valley and Coast Range in Oregon and extending northward into the Puget Trough and Coast Range in Washington, growing in roadside ditches, abandoned fields and pastures, and the occasional ditchbank.
More botany and gardening links--
Oregon State University Herbarium type Specimens
New York Botanical Garden
The Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew
Oregon's brand-new garden
Butchart Gardens, near Victoria, B.C.
Bellingrath Gardens, near Mobile, Alabama
How to build a pond
A wetland in your back yard.
Here are two of my favorite nurseries. This is not an endorsement, but just an invitation to visit a couple of very nice web pages.
Joy Creek Nursery in Scappoose, OR, a feast for the senses.
Wally Hansen specializes in Northwest plants.
©2001, 2002, 2005 Judith B. Glad
Updated 15 October 2005