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The flowers aren't in yet but could it be Pink Purslane (claytonia sibirica)?

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It could very well be. The leaves are very similar, if not identical. It is commonly known as Siberian Miner's Lettuce.

There is another plant called Pink Purslane that is considered a noxious weed. The leaf is much different, not like the plant in your picture. I don't think it grows in the Pacific Northwest, but I'm not positive.
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Siberian Miner's Lettuce

Thanks. The flowers are appearing now ... since I took the picture. When I look at internet images of Siberian Miner's Lettuce (or claytonia sibirica), I see a perfect match.

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J,

Heuchera
Cleavers
Siberian Miner's Lettuce


I agree with all three

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Malva?

The way the flowers are coming in, it doesn't seem to match other Malva pics I've seen on the internet.

[img]https://home.comcast.net/~klemport/plant21.jpg[/img]

[img]https://home.comcast.net/~klemport/plant22.jpg[/img]

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It could be heuchera. There are a couple different ones that grow wild. I believe the flower stalks are around 2 to 3 feet tall. I was under the impression from the pic you posted that your plant was much smaller.

Another name would be small-flowered alumroot.
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I think it looks Heuchera-ish too, though the fringed bells on the flowers are unexpected.

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Definitely a huechera. We have those all along the woodland edges.

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Tellima Grandiflora

While browsing internet images of heuchera, I came across pnwflowers.com and spotted Tellima Grandiflora (Fragrant Fringecup). This looks like a winner. What do you think?

[url]https://www.pnwflowers.com/flower/tellima-grandiflora[/url]

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Yes, Saxifragaceae, I should have known that. :roll:

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Re: Malva?

j-klem wrote:The way the flowers are coming in, it doesn't seem to match other Malva pics I've seen on the internet.
While admiring some of the photos included with this post, my computer mouse started making my hand itch. Is that poison ivy I see around the plant you are trying to identify?

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I don't think we have any poison ivy around here. Perhaps that's blackberry that you see. There's also oregon grape in the 1st of the two fringecup pics.

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