Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Arctostaphylos nevadensis -- (Pinemat manzanita)

presented by Susan McDougall

Arctostaphylos nevadensis

Common in low to subalpine elevations, this manzanita grows on rocky sites, in open woods, and on slopes. The leaves are pointed and the plants form large mounds. This is subspecies nevadensis.

Author: Susan McDougall
Ricksecker Point, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7698, -121.7807
Date: June 11, 2014
Arctostaphylos nevadensis

In this photograph, Pinemat Manzanita (on the left) grows alongside Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Kinnikinnick).

Author: Susan McDougall
Backbone Ridge, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7087, -121.5972, 3448
Date: June 22, 2014

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