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Oxalis oregano (Redwood sorrel)

Edible plant of the day. Oxalis oregano (Redwood sorrel). Sometimes called false shamrock. This is the PNW native variety. It's the field green version of Sour Patch Kids, and few of these are sure to produce a pucker because of oxalic acid. They're a good source of vitamin C.  Remember that today, when you see a … Continue reading Pucker Producer

Skunk Cabbage at McGowan Creek

Lysichiton americanus along McGowan Creek, near where the McKenzie river meets the Willamette River.