Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Claytonia lanceolata -- (Western Spring Beauty)

photos by Susan McDougall


Claytonia lanceolata

The flowers with are borne in a small raceme; the petals are white with pink veins.

Location: Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 9, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7876, -121.7341, 5455
Date: July 9, 2014
Claytonia lanceolata

Common in early spring in subalpine meadows, where it sometimes flowers as the snow melts, the stems emerge from a deeply buried tuber.

Location: Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 9, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7876, -121.7341, 5455
Date: July 9, 2014

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