Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Erigeron compositus -- (Dwarf Mountain Daisy)

photos by Susan McDougall


Erigeron compositus

Short (4 inches) with slender, divided basal leaves, the petals are whitish. It is an uncommon plant of subalpine to alpine habitats.

Location: Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 8, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9459, -121.5007
Date: August 8, 2014
Erigeron compositus

The small flowers are quite showy on rocky flats and slopes. This species occurs as high as 9,000 feet of elevation.

Location: Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 8, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9459, -121.5007
Date: August 8, 2014

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