Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Ceanothus velutinus -- (Tobacco Brush)

photos by Susan McDougall


Ceanothus velutinus

Occasionally found in the lowlands on dry sites and forest openings, this shrubs can reach 6 feet in height. The leaves have a sweet smell, and the flowers are borne in clusters. This is variety laevigatus.

Location: East of Nickel Creek alongside Park road.

Date: August 3, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
East of Nickel Creek alongside Park road.
GPS: 46.711, -121.6005, 3342
Date: August 3, 2014

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