Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Asarum caudatum -- (wild ginger)

photos by Susan McDougall


Asarum caudatum

The common name is derived from the ginger scent of the rootstocks. The heartshaped leaves are borne on stalks and the flowers are tucked at the base of the plant. The flowers are composed of 3 purplish sepals with slender, long lobes.

Location: Stevens Canyon

Date: June 10, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon
GPS: 46.7652,-121.7719
Date: June 10, 2014

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