Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Boechera stricta -- (Drummond's rockcress)

photos by Susan McDougall


Boechera stricta

Tall, with a single stem, this is a common species of rocky habitat, found from the lower elevations to the subalpine. The photo was taken at the edge of a rock wall in a parking lot.

Location: Sunrise Point, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 13, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Sunrise Point, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9174, -121.5886
Date: July 13, 2016
Boechera stricta

The flowers are pink to white, in a small raceme, and the fruits are erect. Usually a biennial, this species was formerly named Arabis drummondii.

Location: Sunrise Point, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 25, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Sunrise Point, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9330, -121.9565
Date: July 25, 2014

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