Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Erythranthe moschata -- (Musk Monkeyflower)

photos by Susan McDougall


Erythranthe moschata

An uncommon species that grows in wet habitat, often on sandy soils, the stems of Musk Monkeyflower are hairy, sticky, and slimy. The stems sprawl and the leaves are toothed and up to two inches in length.

Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 2, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 400
Date: July 2, 2014
Erythranthe moschata

The inch-long flowers are bright yellow with dark lines. They are borne singly in the leaf axils.

Location: Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 21, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS:
Date: June 21, 2014

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