Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Achillea millefolium -- (Yarrow)

photos by Susan McDougall


Achillea millefolium

Often seen alongside roads at low elevations, small plants are also encountered in the subalpine zone at 7,000 feet or more. At one time, this reduced form was given varietal status. Here a large group grows in rocky, wet habitat near the edge of Box Canyon.

Location: Box Canyon trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 22, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Box Canyon trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.76685, -121.6363
Date: June 22, 2014
Achillea millefolium

Both ray and disc flowers are borne in flat-topped clusters. The leaves are featherlike.

Location: Box Canyon trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 22, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Box Canyon trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.76685, -121.6363
Date: June 22, 2014

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