Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Erythronium montanum -- (Avalanche Lily)

photos by Susan McDougall


Erythronium montanum

The stems can be a couple of feet tall, and the large flowers are typically in groups of 2 or 3. This lily will often bloom at the edge of melting snow.

Location: Skyline Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 1, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Skyline Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7777, -121.7273
Date: August 1, 2014
Erythronium montanum

The white flowers of Avalanche Lily brighten subalpine slopes and forest openings alike from early to late summer.

Location: Skyline Trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 2, 2013

Author: Susan McDougall
Skyline Trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS:
Date: August 2, 2013

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