Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Chimaphila menziesii -- (Little Pipsissewa)

photos by Susan McDougall


Chimaphila menziesii

The petals curve back and turn pinkish with age.

Location: Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 10, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7420, -121.8133
Date: July 10, 2014
Chimaphila menziesii

The white flowers fade to pinkish and the petals curve back on this uncommon heather family member. It occurs in lowland forests.

Location: Longmire Campground, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 10, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire Campground, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7421, -121.8133
Date: July 10, 2014
Chimaphila menziesii

Young flowers are white; they nod on slender stalks.

Location: White River Entrance, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 17, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
White River Entrance, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9781, -121.5367, 2821
Date: June 17, 2015

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