Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Bistorta bistortoides -- (American bistort)

photos by Susan McDougall


Bistorta bistortoides

A common subalpine plant of meadows, this species flowers early. Formerly called Polygonum bistortoides.

Location: Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 14, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7864, -121.7362
Date: August 14, 2014
Bistorta bistortoides

The white flowers are borne in a spikelike raceme. The stems often poke above the surrounding flora, revealing the bright white blooms.

Location: Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 14, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7864, -121.7362
Date: August 14, 2014

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