Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Arctostaphylos columbiana -- (Columbia manzanita)

photos by Susan McDougall


Arctostaphylos columbiana

Very rare at the Park, this manzanita is growing on a rocky ridge at low elevation near the Ohanapecosh entrance.

Location: park entrance on Road 123, southeast side

Date: August 16, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
park entrance on Road 123, southeast side
GPS: 46.7184, -121.577
Date: August 16, 2014
Arctostaphylos columbiana

This evergreen shrub is 3-9 feet tall. The white flowers are in compact panicles.

Location: park entrance on Road 123, southeast side

Date: August 16, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
park entrance on Road 123, southeast side
GPS: 46.7184, -121.577
Date: August 16, 2014

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