Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Antennaria racemosa -- (Hooker's Pussytoes)

photos by Susan McDougall


Antennaria racemosa

The least common Pussytoe species at the Park, Hooker's grows alongside the Westside Road at low elevation. The inflorescence is open and elongated, with the heads borne in an open raceme. The flowering stems are glandular, and the leaves are smooth above, hairy beneath.

Location: Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 25, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7645, -121.8768, 2740
Date: June 25, 2015
Antennaria racemosa

Here the plants are shown dispersing seed in early summer. The bracts are green or brown.

Location: Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 25, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7645, -121.8768, 2740
Date: June 25, 2015

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