Madrona, Salal and Rhody

Madrona, Salal and Rhody

The Rhododendron is the state flower of Washington. Salal and Madrone are allow common … especially the salal. I have a lot of salal growing in my yard (growing wild) and it is a nice ground cover. This was taken along the Larry Scott Trail (a converted rail right-of-way). There is also a leaf or two from the low-growing native blackberry … which make the best pie, by far.

New Growth (Salal)

New Growth (Salal) by Allan J Jones Photography
New Growth (Salal)

Really nice to see the fresh greens of the new growth. It makes it seem like spring is really here. (even though as I write this it is cool and raining)

This was at Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, WA.

Camera: Nikon D850

Lens: Nikkor 24-85mm set at 62mm

ISO 400 1/125 sec f/5.6

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