Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Castilleja hispida -- (Harsh Paintbrush)

photos by Susan McDougall


Castilleja hispida

Harsh Paintbrush may reach 20 inches in height and is often seen alongside roads. This is subspecies hispida.

Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 4, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7707, -121.6885, 3780
Date: June 4, 2014
Castilleja hispida

A common lowland Paintbrush, with two-inch, lobed leaves. The bright orange bracts have 4-5 lobes.

Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 4, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7707, -121.6885, 3780
Date: June 4, 2014

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