Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Fragaria virginiana -- (Virginia Strawberry)

photos by Susan McDougall


Fragaria virginiana

The fruit is as much as one-half inch in diameter. Here the plant is growing above the typical elevation. This is subspecies platypetala.

Location: Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 8, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9533, -121.5031, 6372
Date: August 8, 2014
Fragaria virginiana

Another common lowland strawberry, the flowers typically number only one per stem. The leaves are bluish-green, and the central tooth is shorter than the others.

Location: Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: May 18, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7495, -121.7804, 2735
Date: May 18, 2014

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