Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Linnaea borealis -- (Twinflower)

photos by Susan McDougall


Linnaea borealis

The shiny, rounded leaves are evergreen and borne on trailing stems. The pink flowers are in pairs and flowering may be observed throughout spring and summer. This is variety longiflora.

Location: Box Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 31, 2013

Author: Susan McDougall
Box Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7663, -121.6355, 3020
Date: July 31, 2013
Linnaea borealis

Very common in low to middle elevation forests, the delicate bell-shaped flowers have an almond scent.

Location: Twin Firs trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 30, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Twin Firs trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7351, -121.8392
Date: June 30, 2016

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