Monthly Archives: May 2009

June Open Studios at Boxlift Bldg

The time of year when the studio is not boiling or freezing has passed, but I’m not letting that get in the way of finishing a lot of work in time for the open studios weekend next month at the … Continue reading

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Yellow wax bells

Kirengeshoma palmata HYDRANGEACEAE, The Hydrangea family This very pretty shade lover blooms in late summer when there’s not much else happening in the woodland garden. I’ve read that it is traditionally planted near entrances in temple gardens in its native … Continue reading

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Linaria

Linaria SCHROPHULARIACEAE, The Snapdragon family Here’s a good question I got today: “Hey Mulysa, question for you about Linaria. I had read the online USDA chart wrong (oopsy), thought it was a native species in CA and WA, but the … Continue reading

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Camassia

Camassia Originally uploaded by mulysa_may Camassia quamash LILIACEAE, Lily family Here is a ‘pool’ of Camassia at Catherine Creek yesterday. There was also a few meadow death camas growing nearby, which has white flowers but very similar looking bulbs. And … Continue reading

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Bitterroot

Bitterroot Originally uploaded by mulysa_may Lewisia rediviva PORTULACACEAE, The Purslane family A lovely walk at Catherine Creek – these pale bitterroot were blooming in rocky crevices and on outcroppings near the natural stone bridge. A few were much darker – … Continue reading

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