Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Epilobium anagallidifolium -- (Alpine Willow-herb)

photos by Susan McDougall


Epilobium anagallidifolium

Found in wet habitats in the lower subalpine regions, the flowers of this common Willow-herb are rose-purple with four notched petals and deep red sepals.

Location: meadow below Knapsack Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 3, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
meadow below Knapsack Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9345, -121.8524, 5552
Date: August 3, 2016
Epilobium anagallidifolium

The stems are somewhat hairy and the leaves have small teeth. The buds nod on long stems, and the plants are tufted and about six inches in height, although occasionally taller.

Location: wet meadow south of Cayuse Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 22, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
wet meadow south of Cayuse Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.8656, -121.5388833
Date: July 22, 2014

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