The sego lily is a unique species to the western United States. It is native to a number of states including Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico. 182 more words
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In Lewiston, Idaho, the mariposa lilies are beautiful.
In Chelan, Washington, they are different altogether.
And here in the North Okanagan, they have two shades. First, the lilac, slightly brighter than in Chelan, a bit more translucent and with brighter pistils… 102 more words
Badger Creek is a bit of an undertaking: at least a three hour drive from Portland, and a little under a mile above sea level. The trailhead is near a campground that looks like it gets a decent amount of use (it has horse facilities, and we did meet a couple horses on the trail), but the drive includes about 90 minutes of open fields, frolicking cattle, and a couple towns that are basically a pair of buildings next to the highway. 192 more words