|Western Skunk Cabbage fills the boggy meadows around|
|Horsetails (genus Equisetum) arise in the|
cold bogs and streams.
|The forests around Longmire are dominated|
by giant Douglas Firs (Pseudotsuga menziesii)
|The purple violet at Longmire (above) is Viola adunca, while the|
yellow violets are Viola glabella.
|The western sword fern, Polystichum munitum, is evergreen, and|
lays flat below the snow until spring. These have not lifted
themselves back up to their normal position yet.
|Trillium ovatum comes in both white and pink.|
|A mother Canadian goose make raises her family at Longmire.|
|A willow, Salix sitchensis, puts out its catkins|
|The reddish flowers of the maple, Acer circinatum,|
|The new growth of Acer circinatum spreads out against a|
background of dark conifers.
|One of many mosses found at Longmire; this one in full production of|
|The fertile, spore-bearing spikes of Equisetum telmateia come|
up separately from the photosynthetic stems.
|Strawberry flowers (Fragaria vesca) in May mean fruit in June.|
|Oxalis oregana is abundant in the forests of the|