Hardhack, also known as steeplebush, is a common wetland-loving shrub found throughout much of the Pacific Northwest from mid to low elevations. This member of the rose family's preferred habitats include primarily bogs, swamps, streambanks and riparian areas, it often grows in huge thickets. These were photographed about thirty miles south of Seattle, Washington in a wetland area of Federal Way.
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