Mt. Rainier Flora --
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi -- (Kinnikinnick)
Growing as high as 8,000 feet on rocky banks, this manzanita is also occasionally found at lower elevations. It forms large, prostrate mats. The rounded leaves are evergreen, and the flowers are composed of 5, partially-fused sepals.
Author: Susan McDougall
Backbone Ridge, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7087, -121.5971
Date: June 21, 2014
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