Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Cirsium edule -- (Cayuse thistle)

photos by Susan McDougall


Cirsium edule

Tall and leafy with spiny leaves and stems, this thistle is common along roadsides and other open habitats of middle to subalpine elevations.

Location: Stevens Canyon Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 25, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.76788, -121.6997
Date: July 25, 2014
Cirsium edule

The bright pink flowers are borne on a stout, tall plant.

Location: Stevens Canyon Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 25, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.76788, -121.6997
Date: July 25, 2014

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