Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Acer glabrum -- (Douglas's Maple)

photos by Susan McDougall


Acer glabrum

Uncommon at the Park, Douglas's maple is sometimes a tree but also takes a shrublike form. It grows in open areas, including roadsides and slides. This is variety douglasii.

Location: Stevens Canyon Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 4, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.77195, -121.6917
Date: June 4, 2014
Acer glabrum

The leaves have 3-5 lobes and are 1-2 inches broad. Autumn color varies from gold to reddish. The flowers are greenish-yellow.

Location: Stevens Canyon Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 4, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.77195, -121.6917
Date: June 4, 2014

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