Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Empetrum nigrum -- (Black Crowberry)

photos by Susan McDougall


Empetrum nigrum

Heatherlike, with thick leaves and tiny purplish flowers, the berrylike fruits are black with a whitish bloom.

Location: Frozen Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 7, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Frozen Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9181, -121.6670
Date: August 7, 2014
Empetrum nigrum

Found above 6,000 feet and uncommon, and this is a tightly matted plant that grows in rocky, dry habitat.

Location: Frozen Lake, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 7, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Frozen Lake, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9181, -121.6670
Date: August 7, 2014

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