Another flower ID

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Another flower ID

Post by Bosterson » June 22nd, 2020, 9:09 am

What is this? It smelled very nice. Seen in the talus field on the PCT above Herman Creek. Thank you in advance Adam/John. :)

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Re: Another flower ID

Post by CyrusK. » June 22nd, 2020, 10:36 am

Might be mock-orange, Philadelphus lewisii.
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Re: Another flower ID

Post by adamschneider » June 22nd, 2020, 5:46 pm

CyrusK. wrote:
June 22nd, 2020, 10:36 am
Might be mock-orange, Philadelphus lewisii.
Yup. It's pretty much the only large white flower with 4 petals.

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Re: Another flower ID

Post by Webfoot » June 22nd, 2020, 8:43 pm

adamschneider wrote:
June 22nd, 2020, 5:46 pm
CyrusK. wrote:
June 22nd, 2020, 10:36 am
Might be mock-orange, Philadelphus lewisii.
Yup. It's pretty much the only large white flower with 4 petals.
There's dogwood too, to casual observation. (I know they technically aren't petals.)

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Re: Another flower ID

Post by adamschneider » June 22nd, 2020, 11:21 pm

Webfoot wrote:
June 22nd, 2020, 8:43 pm
adamschneider wrote:
June 22nd, 2020, 5:46 pm
CyrusK. wrote:
June 22nd, 2020, 10:36 am
Might be mock-orange, Philadelphus lewisii.
Yup. It's pretty much the only large white flower with 4 petals.
There's dogwood too, to casual observation. (I know they technically aren't petals.)
Yeah, I thought of that, but like you said, they aren't petals. :)

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