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The color of the Salmon Berry in spring.

March 26, 2015

pink blossoms - salmon berry

One of the first signs of spring is the blossoming of the salmon berry bush and the emergence of its distinctive bright green leaves. The pink flowers are so delicate but the stock is robust.

At Semiahmoo in 1858, George Gibbs recorded the native name of the salmon berry as to’hk_tum.  

The avatar used for this blog  is a salmon berry found at Brownsville, illuminated by sunlight penetrating a dense thicket, just so:

 

ripe salmon berry

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