Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Heracleum maximum -- (Cow-parsnip)

photos by Susan McDougall


Heracleum maximum

This is a large, common lowland perennial of wet meadows and is also often seen alongside roads. Its impressive size and large leaves are quite distinctive.

Location: Highway 410 near White River, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 10, 2010

Author: Susan McDougall
Highway 410 near White River, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS:
Date: July 10, 2010
Heracleum maximum

The small white flowers are borne in broad, compound umbels.

Location: Highway 410 near White River, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 10, 2010

Author: Susan McDougall
Highway 410 near White River, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS:
Date: July 10, 2010

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