Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Eriogonum compositum -- (Arrow-leaf Buckwheat)

photos by Susan McDougall


Eriogonum compositum

Fairly common above 5,000 feet on rocky slopes and flats, the leaves vary from oval to arrowhead-shaped. Yellow-flowered plants are occasionally seen.

Location: Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 8, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9465, -121.5014, 6525
Date: August 8, 2014
Eriogonum compositum

The flowers are borne in a compound umbel. When in bloom, the plants are showy and quite unmistakable.

Location: Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 8, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9465, -121.5014, 6525
Date: August 8, 2014

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