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Vanilla Leaf

Achlys triphylla

Description:

spreads by underground roots, 3 fan shaped leaflets at top of 4" - 15" stems. single stem (longer than leaf stem) holds spike of small white flowers.

Habitat:

native to the Olympic Mountains

Notes:

called Vanilla Leaf for the sweet smell of the dried leaves.

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1 Comment

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 8 years ago

Lovely leaf. New to me - thanks Edward!

Bremerton, Washington, USA

Lat: 47.57, Long: -122.65

Spotted on Aug 11, 2010
Submitted on Oct 30, 2011

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