Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Eriophyllum lanatum -- (Oregon Sunshine)

photos by Susan McDougall


Eriophyllum lanatum

A common Aster Family member alongside roads and other dry sites, the bright yellow flowers poke above tufted plants.

Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 11, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7683, -121.6756, 3582
Date: June 11, 2014
Eriophyllum lanatum

The leaves are somewhat woolly and the flowers have 6-15 ligules. In dry places, this is locally perhaps the most common aster, growing from elevations of 2,000 to more than 6,000 feet. This is variety lanatum.

Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 11, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7683, -121.6756, 3582
Date: June 11, 2014

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