Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Draba lonchocarpa -- (Spear-fruited Draba)

presented by Susan McDougall

Draba lonchocarpa

Infrequent, this is a subalpine species, often growing in harsh sites, most commonly on the east side of the Park. The leaves have star-like hairs and the plants are tufted and low. The white flowers are unique among the genus for their color.

Author: Susan McDougall
Dege Peak summit, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9185, -121.6106, 6980
Date: August 9, 2016

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