Linnaea borealis
  • Description: Trailing, slender, semi-woody perennial evergreen groundcover, with nodding, pink trumpet-like flowers that bloom in pairs.
  • Habitat: Coniferous forests, forest edges, roadsides, and rocky slopes.
  • Pair with: Oregon grape, vanilla Leaf, salal, alumroot, and sword fern.
  • Fun Fact: This flower has a subtle, fragrant perfume and makes a lovelygroundcover. It was the favorite flower of Carl Linnaeus, the Swedish ‘father of taxonomy’ for whom it is named.

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