Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Castilleja parviflora -- (Magenta Paintbrush)

photos by Susan McDougall


Castilleja parviflora

Occasionally white-bracted forms are encountered.

Location: Shadow Lake trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Shadow Lake trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.914,-121.665
Date: July 22, 2014
Castilleja parviflora

The magenta bracts add bright spots of color to meadows throughout the Park.

Location: Chinook Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Chinook Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.8668, -121.5175
Date: July 22, 2014
Castilleja parviflora

The most common subalpine Paintbrush, the plants are only about a foot tall. The bright bracts have two lobes.

Location: Chinook Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Chinook Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.8668, -121.5175
Date: July 22, 2014

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