Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Maianthemum dilatatum -- (Wild Lily-of-the-Valley)

photos by Susan McDougall


Maianthemum dilatatum

The round fruits are speckled when immature, becoming red with age.

Location: Twin Firs trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 28, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Twin Firs trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7342, -121.8378, 2512
Date: August 28, 2014
Maianthemum dilatatum

Found in forest edges, and other open habitats, including roadsides, this is a common species below about 4,000 feet. The heart-shaped leaves are borne on long stalks. The flowers have four petals, unusual for a lily.

Location: Twin Firs trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: August 28, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Twin Firs trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7342, -121.8378, 2512
Date: August 28, 2014

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