Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Lewisia columbiana -- (Rock lewisia)

photos by Susan McDougall


Lewisia columbiana

Very rare at the Park, this beautiful lewisia grows on rocky outcrops at middle to subalpine elevations.

Location: trail to Knapsack Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 3, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
trail to Knapsack Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9348, -121.8568
Date: August 3, 2016
Lewisia columbiana

The petals are veined and the 2 sepals are rounded, with glands.

Location: trail to Knapsack Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 3, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
trail to Knapsack Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9348, -121.8568
Date: August 3, 2016
Lewisia columbiana

The fleshy, narrow leaves are arranged in a basal rosette. The flowers are in an open panicle, on stems as much as a foot tall.

Location: trail to Knapsack Pass, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 3, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
trail to Knapsack Pass, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9348, -121.8568
Date: August 3, 2016

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