Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Achlys californica -- (California Vanilla-Leaf)

presented by Susan McDougall

Achlys californica

Less common than the closely related Achlys triphylla (Vanilla-leaf) this species has wider leaves with more teeth on the central leaflet. It is found in similar habitats, although not as likely to be encountered at higher elevations.

Author: Susan McDougall
Ohanapecosh Campground entrance, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7324, -121.5693, 2025
Date: June 18, 2015

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