Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Draba oligosperma -- (Few-seeded Draba)

photos by Susan McDougall


Draba oligosperma

Quite rare, this draba is found at elevations of 6,500-10,000 feet. It grows on stony flats and slopes. Here the plants are somewhat desiccated. There are several in the area, forming broad mats and apparently persistent.

Location: Mount Fremont summit, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 17, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Mount Fremont summit, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9339, -121.6757, 7142
Date: August 17, 2016
Draba oligosperma

Reddish seeds still attached to the pod in this plant.

Location: Mount Fremont summit, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 17, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Mount Fremont summit, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9339, -121.6757, 7142
Date: August 17, 2016

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