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Juneau and Mendenhall Glacier

Juneau nestled in a cove of dense sitka spruce.

Mendenhall Glacier just north of Juneau.

Left: Western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla). Right: sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis).

Some Temperate Rain Forest Lichens

Waterfall in forest and witch's hair lichen (Alectoria sarmentosa).

Lungwort (Lobaria pulmonaria).

Carpet pelt (Peltigera neopolydactyla). Note spine-like rhizines on underside of thallus.

Cladonia lichen (Cladonia squamosa).

Matchstick Lichen (Pilophorus acicularis). [syn. Pilophoron]

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Northern ground cone (Boschniakia rossica), a flowering root parasite.
It is typically parasitic on the roots of green alder (Alnus crispa).

More Parasitic Wildflowers On Wayne's Word
The Most Bizarre Wildflower In North America
  Southern California's Most Unusual Wildflower  

Bunchberry or dwarf dogwood (Cornus canadensis).

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