Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Maianthemum racemosum -- (Large False Solomon's Seal)

photos by Susan McDougall


Maianthemum racemosum

The petals are small, but the panicles of flowers very showy. They mature to a red berry. The stems can be more than 3 feet in height.

Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 1, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7673, -121.6995
Date: July 1, 2014
Maianthemum racemosum

Most easily seen at Stevens Canyon below Reflection Lakes, where it grows in large groups, this is a middle elevation perennial, found on slopes and forest openings. The leaves are oval and clasp the stems.

Location: Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: July 1, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7673, -121.6995
Date: July 1, 2014

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