Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Arabis furcata -- (Cascade rockcress)

photos by Susan McDougall


Arabis furcata

Rare at the Park, this rockcress is more common east of the Cascade crest. It grows on Crystal Ridge and at Owyhigh Lakes. The spoon-shaped leaves lack teeth, and the small flowers are white.

Location: Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 8, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9533, -121.503
Date: August 8, 2014
Arabis furcata

The plants are tufted and the hairless stems are up to a foot tall.

Location: Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 8, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9533, -121.503
Date: August 8, 2014

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