Plant Id

Asked May 25, 2018, 11:03 PM EDT

I found this beautiful plant growing up from a fresh water creek in Oregon. It pops up looking like pink fiddlehead ferns. What is it?

Oregon

1 Response

This is Darmera peltata, Great shieldleaf, a native plant in the Saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae). What a lovely plant! I look forward to seeing this in person.

These links may be of interest:
http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/faculty/carr/ofp/dar_pel.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darmera