Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Arabis hirsuta -- (Hairy Rockcress)

photos by Susan McDougall


Arabis hirsuta

Infrequent at the Park, and rather weedy in appearance, this perennial grows on gravelly soils, including alongside roads, and on cliffs and forest openings. The flowers are small and white; here the erect podlike fruit is close to releasing its seed.

Location: Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 25, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7648, -121.8766, 2740
Date: June 25, 2015

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