Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Cicuta douglasii -- (Western water-hemlock)

photos by Susan McDougall


Cicuta douglasii

Growing in lowland swamps and wet meadows, this tall Carrot family (Apiaceae) member is highly poisonous.

Location: Stevens Canyon entrance, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 18, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon entrance, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.755502, -121.556826
Date: June 18, 2015
Cicuta douglasii

The small white flowers are borne in compound umbels, about three inches across.

Location: Stevens Canyon entrance, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 18, 2015

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon entrance, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7553, -121.5568
Date: June 18, 2015

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