Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Iris missouriensis -- (Missouri Iris)

photos by Susan McDougall


Iris missouriensis

The "classic" iris flowers are pale purple with striped petals. This is a colonial plant and seems well established in the meadow. The leaves are nearly an inch wide and the stems are about 30 inches tall.

Location: Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 10, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
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Date: June 10, 2014
Iris missouriensis

Known from a single location at Longmire meadow, this iris is more common in eastern Washington.

Location: Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 10, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire Meadow, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS:
Date: June 10, 2014

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