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Aristolochia californica, Pipe vine.
Aristolochia littoralis, Dutchman's pipe, calico flower, pelican flower. Ornamental vine, native to Jamaica. The purple-mottled, foul-smelling flowers exploit flies for pollination by deceptively attracting them to what appears to be a site suitable for laying eggs (odor and color of rotting meat).  The cut-away view shows the trap, complete with hairs that point inward and thus delay the exit of floral visitors.
Aristolochia gigantea
Asarum caudatum, wild ginger, 1-4 - vic. Alsea Falls, OR, April, 2004.
Asarum marmoratum, marbled wild ginger, vic. Umpqua, OR, April, 2004.

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