Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Menyanthes trifoliata -- (Buckbean)

photos by Susan McDougall


Menyanthes trifoliata

Growing in standing water, this is a low elevation species that has 3 leaflets, resembling a bean plant. The leaflets rise above the water on long stalks. It is uncommon at the Park.

Location: Silver Fills trail, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 5, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Silver Fills trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7373, -121.5662, 1945
Date: June 5, 2014

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