Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Erigeron aureus -- (Golden Daisy)

photos by Susan McDougall


Erigeron aureus

Most often found above 7,000 feet on the north and east sides of the Park, here along the Palisades Lake Trail this showy daisy grows among rocks. The heads are solitary and the yellow ray flowers very numerous.

Location: Palisades Lake Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 10, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Palisades Lake Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9383, -121.5955, 5604
Date: August 10, 2016
Erigeron aureus

The heads are borne on stiff, short hairy stems (6 inches). The basal leaves are oval, and the stem leaves narrow.

Location: Palisades Lake Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 10, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Palisades Lake Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9383, -121.5955, 5604
Date: August 10, 2016

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