Plants

Trailing Blackberry

Trailing Blackberry

The trailing blackberry has prickly branches, characteristically narrow and white flower petals, and dark purple to black edible fruits that can be up to 2cm in size.
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Pearly Everlasting

Pearly Everlasting

Pearly Everlasting grows up to 2 feet high, and typically has unbranched, silvery green stems with lance-shaped leaves. It has dense white flowers petals surrounding a small yellow head in the center.
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Yarrow

Yarrow

A perennial herb that grows from a rhizome and produces several stems with evenly distributed leaves. The leaves are fern-like with varying degrees of hairiness, they taper from a rounded base to a point while also dividing into smaller leaflets. The flowers are whitish to cream coloured or light purple and grow in flattened clusters with numerous heads.
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Salmonberry

Salmonberry

The plant is a medium-tall shrub often grown as a thicket, with greenish, double-saw-toothed leaves. Its five petaled flowers are rose-purple in colour, and its raspberry-like fruits grow in a golden or ruby colour.
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Stinging Nettle

Stinging Nettle

With a single, vertical stem (square in section) up to 3m tall, these perennial nettles have opposite, “ragged”-looking saw-toothed oval leaves that taper to a sharp point. The plant is covered in stinging hairs.
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Huckleberry

Huckleberry

Black Mountain Huckleberry consist of bushes ~30-60 cm high that produce large, black berries that are very sweet and juicy. The Evergreen Huckleberry is a bush that bears sweet reddish-black berries, sometimes with a bloom. In terms of Red Huckleberries, it is a bush that bears sweet, red berries. The Fool’s Huckleberry’s flowers are pinkish to yellowish-white with deciduous leaves found in clusters along branches. The berries are oval capsules that are 5-7 millimeters long.
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Thimbleberry

Thimbleberry

Thimbleberry is considered a shrub that can be anywhere from 0.5 to 3m tall. It has erect stems that are free of prickles. Younger growth tends to be both glandular and hairy while the bark of older growth appears shredded. A spreading rhizome system allows thimbleberry to form large dense stands. The leaves are large, soft and maple leaf-shaped with a fine fuzz on both sides. They have between 3 and 7 lobes and toothed margins. Thimbleberry produces large white flowers with crinkled petals in long-stemmed terminal clusters of 3 to 11 flowers. The fruit produced are clusters of red drupelets that resemble raspberries. They are hairy and can taste bland or sweet depending on location and personal preference.
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Wild Ginger

Wild Ginger

Wild ginger is an evergreen perennial with trailing stems that root freely. Due to this rooting behaviour and an extensive rhizome system, it often forms large mats. The leaves are heart to kidney-shaped, shiny and long-stalked. The leaf stalks and veins are covered with fine hairs. The flowers of wild ginger are bell-shaped with 3 “flaring” lobes and vary from purplish-brown to greenish-yellow. They are solitary (not in clusters) and often concealed by leaves. The fruit is a fleshy capsule containing several egg-shaped seeds with fleshy appendages.
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Licorice Fern

Licorice Fern

Licorice Fern is an evergreen perennial with long-creeping leaves 10-60 cm long with sharp deep incisions and rusty hairs on the surface.
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Kinnikinnick

Kinnikinnick

Kinnikinnick is a shrub species that contains leathery, dark green leaves that produce trailing stems. Flowers are pinkish-white and bell-shaped and the plant also attains red berries. Reproduction is primarily asexual.
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