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Mayne Island

Opal and Agathe visited Mayne Island, and took a little walk to Edith Point. 46 more words

If you had wandered into the UW wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House on Saturday, you would have gotten a taste, quite literally, of ancient tradition. Seal oil, berries, Douglas fir tea, and numerous other plant and animal foods that have nourished traditional Native cultures for millennia were on offer to taste.

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Salal flowers

Salal (Gaultheria shallon) grows rampant along the Pacific Northwest Coast. Its modern use runs more toward additions to floral arrangements. It produces berries that are edible (though not particularly yummy) and the natives used them for a variety of ailments. 64 more words



Look at this beautiful plant.  Look at the green leathery leaves. Look at the soft fuzzy new growth.  Look at the fine bristly hairs, look at the petite urn-shaped flowers.   366 more words


Flowering Salal

The light filters through the huge pines to be caught by the salal leaves and flowers on the forest floor.  This painting can be viewed and purchased at the Southern Coos Hospital’s show, “Flora and Fauna of the Coquille Watershed” April 9 until June 26, 2015.  20 more words


Singing, Because I'm in a Win-Win Situation

Sing unto God, sing praises to his name: extol him that rides upon the heavens by his name JAH, and rejoice before him.   Psalm 68:4… 1,808 more words

Gaultheria shallon

Gaultheria shallon
Common name: salal
Family name: Ericaceae
Type: evergreen shrub, native

-can grow to 2.5m tall
-tolerates sandy impoverished soil
-difficult to establish in a garden… 12 more words