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Lamb's Canyon - July 8, 2012
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Here is a few of the plants that we found on our hike up Lamb's Canyon. There are still a few left to be identified.

Rosaceae

  Serviceberry Serviceberry
Serviceberry
White Tree Flower [[]]http://healthyhomegardening.com/Plant.php?pid=547[[]]



Ericaceae
  Hemp Dogbane Hemp Dogbane
Hemp Dogbane
a hyperaccumulator used to sequester lead in its biomass. used as a source of fiber by Native Americans, to make hunting nets, fishing lines, clothing, and twine. Apocynum cannabinum



Ranunculaceae
  Fendler's Meadowrue Fendler's Meadowrue
Fendler's Meadowrue



  Western Virgin's Bower Western Virgin's Bower
Western Virgin's Bower



Malvaceae
  Streambank Hollyhock Streambank Hollyhock
Streambank Hollyhock



Onagraceae
  Fireweed Fireweed
Fireweed
Chamerion Rosebay Willowherb It's called Fireweed because of it's ablility to establish itself after fires. It can also survive oil spills. It is a "Pioneer species". The leaves of firew



Rosaceae

  Thimbleberry Thimbleberry
Thimbleberry
Thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus) Wild Raspberry Western Thimbleberry, Salmonberry, Mountain Sorrel, White Flowering Raspberry, Western Thimble Raspberry. Unlike most other members of the genus,



Grossulariaceae
  Western Wax Currant Western Wax Currant
Western Wax Currant
These are edible, but don't have a great flavor.


  Western Wax Current Western Wax Current
Western Wax Current
Could be Ribes viscosissimum, Sticky Currant The fruit is an edible blue-black berry a centimeter long or longer.


Urticaceae
  Stinging Nettle Stinging Nettle
Stinging Nettle
Nettle needs moist soil. The stinging hairs of most nettle species contain formic acid, serotonin and histamine. The leaves and stems are very hairy with non-stinging hairs and also bear many stingi


Apiaceae
  Cow Parsnip Cow Parsnip
Cow Parsnip
The Apiaceae or Umbelliferae (both names are allowed by the ICBN) is a family of usually aromatic plants with hollow stems, commonly known as umbellifers. Anthriscus sylvestris?


Lamiaceae
  Horsemint, Nettle-Leaf Giant Hyssop Horsemint, Nettle-Leaf Giant Hyssop
Horsemint, Nettle-Leaf Giant Hyssop
The plant was used medicinally by several Native American groups, especially the leaves. The species name "urticifolia" refers to the fact that it looks very similar to stinging nettle. Yo


Colchicaceae
  Rough-Fruit Fairybells Rough-Fruit Fairybells
Rough-Fruit Fairybells
Fruit is edible raw. It is mostly seeds, but the seeds are soft and nutritious. It has a sweet flavor. Up to 10 mm in diameter and is leathery rather than pulpy. Looks like a member of the Lily Fam



Polyporaceae
  Shelf Mushroom Shelf Mushroom
Shelf Mushroom
Trametes versicolor is saprotrophic, meaning it feeds off of decomposing organic matter. For obvious reasons, in the United States it is commonly referred to as Turkey Tail. It is considered to be med


  Hornet Hornet
Hornet



  Black and White Butterfly Black and White Butterfly
Black and White Butterfly



  Parasitic Worm Galls Parasitic Worm Galls
Parasitic Worm Galls



  Spikey Leaf Galls Spikey Leaf Galls
Spikey Leaf Galls

Lamb's Canyon - July 8, 2012

Lamb's Canyon - July 8, 2012


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