Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Castilleja thompsonii -- (Thompson's paintbrush)

photos by Susan McDougall


Castilleja thompsonii

More typically found in eastern Washington, this uncommon paintbrush grows in clumps on the top of Crystal Mountain.

Location: Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 8, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9463, -121.502
Date: August 8, 2014
Castilleja thompsonii

Found on dry sites, the paintbrush tends to fade into the background.

Location: Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 8, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9463, -121.502
Date: August 8, 2014

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