Walk along many of our trails and you will notice wide green leaves, the Achlys triphylla, or Vanilla Leaf, on the ground. Though widespread on the west coast, it features prominently in the biota on the surface of the monument.
Siskiyou Paintbrush | Castilleja miniata elata, or the Siskiyou Paintbrush is a regionally unique flower. Plants such as these have been used in the past to boost the immune system or to treat chronic pain, possibly due to the high selenium content that can be found in them. Be warned! Selenium in excess is toxic! | Oregon Caves National Monument & Preserve, Oregon (pinned by haw-creek.com)