Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Hydrophyllum capitatum -- (Ballhead Waterleaf)

photos by Susan McDougall


Hydrophyllum capitatum

The petals are purple. Here the photo shows maturing heads, which bend downward. This is variety capitatum.

Location: Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 8, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9473, -121.5016, 6532
Date: August 8, 2014
Hydrophyllum capitatum

A species of dry habitat east of the Cascades, Ballhead Waterleaf comes into the Park on the Crystal Mountain ridgeline. The pinnate leaves are deeply lobed.

Location: Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 8, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Crystal Mountain ridgeline, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9473, -121.5016, 6532
Date: August 8, 2014

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