Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Lilium columbianum -- (Columbia Lily)

photos by Susan McDougall


Lilium columbianum

It is not unusual to encounter plants in flower throughout the summer season.

Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 1, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7748, -121.6975, 3929
Date: July 1, 2016
Lilium columbianum

A middle elevation species of open woods, roadsides, and trail borders, it is relatively common and unmistakable when seen. The flowers are borne on curved stalks. The petals curve backward and have purple spots.

Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 1, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7748, -121.6975, 3929
Date: July 1, 2016
Lilium columbianum

Multiple flowering heads are sometimes seen. The seed capsules are 6-sided.

Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 1, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7748, -121.6975, 3929
Date: July 1, 2016

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