Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Gaultheria shallon -- (Salal)

photos by Susan McDougall


Gaultheria shallon

A common evergreen shrub that often covers large areas. It is especially abundant in disturbed ground. The white flowers are borne in one-sided racemes, and the leaves are leathery and up to three inches in length.

Location: Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 20, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Ohanapecosh Campground, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7374, -121.5671, 1961
Date: June 20, 2014

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