Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Artemisia furcata -- (Three-forked artemisia)

photos by Susan McDougall


Artemisia furcata

Found on the north and east sides at high elevation, this is a rare artemisia at the Park.

Location: Frozen Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 7, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Frozen Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9179, -121.6666
Date: August 7, 2014
Artemisia furcata

The common name is derived from the configuration of the leaves which are palmately divided into three lobes, each further divided. The leaves and stems are hairy.

Location: Frozen Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 7, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Frozen Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9179, -121.6666
Date: August 7, 2014

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