[Salals and Wintergreens: The Genus Gaultheria West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Salal

Gaultheria shallon

Salal: Gaultheria shallon

A close-up of the flowers and leathery leaves of salal as seen along US Highway 101 to the south of Cannon Beach, OR.........May 22, 2009.

Salal: Gaultheria shallon

Salal growing on the east end of the north jetty at the mouth of Tillamook Bay, Barview Jetty County Park, Oregon coast........August 26, 2009.

Fruits of Salal: Gaultheria shallon

Salal with mature fruits as seen at Sitka Sedge State Natural Area, Oregon coast.......August 19, 2018.

Flowers of Salal: Gaultheria shallon

Early blooming salal as seen along a forested road along the bay side of Bayocean Spit, northern Oregon coast...........February 8, 2016.

Berries and leaves of salal (Gaultheria shallon)

Salal berries ripening along a forested road along the bay side of Bayocean Spit, northern Oregon coast...........August 25, 2012.

Salal: Gaultheria shallon - Inflorescence of Salal: Gaultheria shallon

Salal in bloom along the Beltz Dike trail at Sitka Sedge State Natural Area, several miles north of Pacific City, OR......December 23, 2020.

Salal: Gaultheria shallon

Salal as seen blooming along the service road to the beach at Sitka Sedge State Natural Area, Oregon Coast......April 20, 2019.

Salal: Gaultheria shallon - Salal: Gaultheria shallon

Early blooming salal as seen along a forested road (left) along the bay side of Bayocean Spit, northern Oregon coast...........January 21, 2015. Early blooming salal as seen along a forested road (right) along the bay side of Bayocean Spit, northern Oregon coast...........January 8, 2016.

Salal: Gaultheria shallon

Salal still in bloom above the high tide line at Ona Beach State Park to the south of Newport, OR........September 30, 2017.

Paul Slichter