Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Madia exigua -- (Little Tarweed)

photos by Susan McDougall


Madia exigua

Although uncommon, large numbers are found at Box Canyon in wet areas. It also grows on dry ground in openings.

Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 8, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7589, -121.6443, 3271
Date: June 8, 2016
Madia exigua

A small annual with hairy leaves, Tarweed is an Aster Family member. The stems are a foot tall or less, and the flowering head is small. There are 3-8 rays.

Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 8, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7589, -121.6443, 3271
Date: June 8, 2016

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