Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Cornus unalaschkensis -- (Bunchberry)

photos by Susan McDougall


Cornus unalaschkensis

The orange-red fruits are quite showy.

Location: Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 13, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7634, -121.8772
Date: August 13, 2014
Cornus unalaschkensis

The tiny flowers in the center are greenish; the bracts are white.

Location: Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 13, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7634, -121.8772
Date: August 13, 2014
Cornus unalaschkensis

Found throughout the park in lowland forest understory habitat,this is a ground-hugging Cornus with large white bracts.

Location: Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 13, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Westside Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7634, -121.8772
Date: August 13, 2014

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