Photo gallery: Flora Around Oregon

Despite punishing winds, temperature swings, drought and flood, seeds take root and plants thrive across the Northwest. Flora of Oregon, Volume 1, includes these and other images of some of the state’s most spectacular floral landscapes.

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By Nick Houtman

Nick Houtman is director of research communications at OSU and edits Terra, a world of research and creativity at Oregon State University. He has experience in weekly and daily print journalism and university science writing. A native Californian, he lived in Wisconsin and Maine before arriving in Corvallis in 2005.