Along stream or wet ground of woods
1. Salmonberry is a relative of the raspberry and blackberry. It grows 4-10 feet tall, and has woody stems.
2. Prickles near bottom stems but sparse higher up. Serrated margins on 3-5 pinnate leaflets.
3. Single 1" magenta flowers bloom in April.
4. Large round orange to red (salmon) berry in late spring.
1. Northwest salmon spawn in streams the same time as these blooms appear.
2. Edible berry dried, cooked or raw.