[Bishop-caps and Mitreworts: The Genus Mitella in the Columbia
River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]
Oval-leaved Mitrewort, Coastal Mitrewort
Synonym: Pectiantia ovalis
The photo above shows a close-up of the inflorescence of oval-leaved mitrewort as seen in the webmaster's garden in Gresham, OR........April, 2005. The saucer-shaped calyx is much broader than long with the stamens opposite the sepals. The branched petals are found between the sepals.
The photo at right shows close-ups of the flowers of oval-leaved mitrewort as seen in the webmaster's garden in Gresham, OR...........April, 2005.
Feathery mitrewort may be found in moist, shady woods and in creek bottoms or on moist banks.
Oval-leaved mitrewort may be found from British Columbia south
between the coast and Cascade Mountains to central California.
In the Columbia River Gorge, it may be found between the elevations
2500'-3300' between Silver Star Mt.and Three Corner Rock.
The 2 photos above show close-ups of the leaves of oval-leaved
mitrewort as seen in the webmaster's garden in Gresham, OR.........April, 2005. The upper surface of the leaf blades are typically strongly hirsute as seen in both photos.