Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Circaea alpina -- (Enchanter's Nightshade)

photos by Susan McDougall


Circaea alpina

A lovely little plant of low elevation moist forest, Enchanter's Nightshade is a member of the Evening-Primrose Family. The plants are colonial with tuberous roots. The leaves are opposite along the stems.

Location: Silver Falls trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 21, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Silver Falls trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7372, -121.5637, 1890
Date: June 21, 2014
Circaea alpina

The inflorescence is a small raceme and the white flowers have two sepals and two petals.

Location: Silver Falls trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 21, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Silver Falls trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7372, -121.5637, 1890
Date: June 21, 2014

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