Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Artemisia suksdorfii -- (Coastal Wormwood)

photos by Susan McDougall


Artemisia suksdorfii

Noted for the first time in 2016, this is more typically a lowland species in the Puget Trough. Here it is growing near the woods along the levee. The leaves are lancelike to elliptical, sometimes lobed and whitish beneath. The inflorescence consists of numerous heads, and the yellowish flowers are tube-like.

Location: Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 8, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7388, -121.9174, 2071
Date: June 8, 2016

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