Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Gaultheria ovatifolia -- (Slender Wintergreen)

photos by Susan McDougall


Gaultheria ovatifolia

Common in low to middle elevation forests, this is a creeping shrub with toothed, pointed leaves. The flowers are pinkish, and the fruit is red and berrylike.

Location: White River entrance, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 20, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
White River entrance, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 47.9015, -121.5555, 3493
Date: June 20, 2014
Gaultheria ovatifolia

The petals are united, and the sepals sepals reddish-hairy.

Location: White River entrance, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 20, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
White River entrance, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 47.9015, -121.5555, 3493
Date: June 20, 2014

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