Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Lathyrus polyphyllus -- (Leafy Peavine)

photos by Susan McDougall


Lathyrus polyphyllus

Found in lower elevations on the south side of the Park, this is a large pea with 8-inch leaves composed of 12-16 leaflets. There is a branched tendril at the end.

Location: Kautz Creek service road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 8, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Kautz Creek service road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7351, -121.8541, 2411
Date: July 8, 2014
Lathyrus polyphyllus

The flowers are purplish and the pod up to three inches in length.

Location: Kautz Creek service road, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 8, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Kautz Creek service road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7351, -121.8541, 2411
Date: July 8, 2014

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