Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Dicentra formosa -- (Western Bleeding-heart)

photos by Susan McDougall


Dicentra formosa

Flowering in springtime, this is a common lowland species of forests and streamsides. It is colonial, and large groups can be encountered. This is subspecies formosa.

Location: near the Nisqually entrance, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: April 29, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
near the Nisqually entrance, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7396, -121.9072667
Date: April 29, 2014
Dicentra formosa

The heart-shaped flowers are unmistakable.

Location: near the Nisqually entrance, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: April 29, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
near the Nisqually entrance, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7396, -121.9072667
Date: April 29, 2014

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